Partner, Coalition for Transparency and Access to Information - CTAI, Shehri-Citizens for Better Environment
SPDC is a member of Local Governance Initiative and Network (LOGIN) Asia. It is a multi-stakeholder platform that brings together practitioners working in the field of decentralisation and local governance to connect with one another and learn from knowledge exchange. Spanning 11 countries in South and East Asia, LOGIN's members include training institutions, elected representatives, think tanks, government departments, non-governmental organisations and inter-governmental organisations among others.
SPDC is a coalition partner of Shehri on ‘Coalition for Transparency and Access to Information – CTAI’. Shehri is a civil society organisation working for advocacy of civil rights.
SPDC is part of a global initiative of Think Tank Initiative (TTI) partners called ‘Southern Voice on Post-MDGs’. The concept of Southern Voice emerged to create a structured initiative to allow the global South to channel their evidence-based policy inputs into the ongoing discussion on post-2015 framework and targets. Such an opportunity not only seeks to influence the global agenda drawing on local perspectives, but also allows to check out the robustness of global goals and targets in local contexts.
SPDC is part of the Managing Global Governance (MGG) Programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Its purpose is to provide a unique exchange and learning opportunity for participants from emerging powers on the challenges of creating a sustainable, equitable and effective global governance architecture.
SPDC is a member of GINI’s Curriculum & Executive Education Network. The Managing Director chairs the sub-committee constituted on research.
SANEI aims to establish strong research inter-linkages among diverse economic research institutes in the South Asian region to help initiate new collaborative ventures/researches. SANEI has a total membership of 48 research institutions in the South Asia region. There are 11 research institutes from Bangladesh, 22 from India, 3 from Nepal, 7 from Pakistan and 5 from Sri Lanka. SPDC is a part of this network.
SPDC is a member of the IFPRI Advisory Group. IFPRI seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. It launched its South Asia Initiative in 2002 to better understand and analyze emerging challenges to agriculture in the region, and to assess their implications on food security and poverty alleviation. It employs a three-pronged strategy— policy dialogue, applied research, and capacity strengthening.
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