Vol 19, No 1, 1998

Mizanur Rahaman Khan

Sustainable Development : What It Mean To The World’s Poor ?

Mizanur Rahaman Khan, Ph.D., is Senior Research Feloow, Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Dhaka.


Mustafizur Rahaman

Bangladesh-India Bilateral Trade : Current Trends, New Perspective , New challenges

Mustafizur Rahaman, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Accounting , Dhaka University.


A.K.M. Abdus Sabur

Bangladesh-Bhutan Relations : An Overview

A.K.M. Abdus Sabur is a Senior Research Institute of International and Strategic Studies , Dhaka. An earlier version of the article was presented in a seminar on : Foreign Relations of Bhutan ,Organised by the Center for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal, India during November 20-22, 1997.


Mohammad Tajuddin

Diplomacy of Bangladesh In The Formative Phase

Mohammad Tajuddin, Ph,D., is a Fellow at the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Calcutta.


P. Sahadevan

Challenges To Political Order In Maldives

P. Sahadevan, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the South Asian Studies Division of the School of International Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University , New Delhi , India.

Vol 19, No 2, 1998

Abul Kalam

Environment and Development : Widening Security Frontier and the quest for a New Security Framework in South Asia

Abul Kalam, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka.


C.A.F. Dowlah

The Agreement On Textile And clothing Under The Uruguay Round : A Mixed Bag for The developing Countries ?

C.A.F. Dowlah, Ph.D., is Consultant , Private Sector Development and Finance Team, the World Bank Resident Mission in Dhaka. This Paper is an outgrowth of his work with the Uruguay Round Project of the Ministry of Commerce and United Nations development Program in 1995 . None but the author is, however , responsible for the opinions and Analysis contained in the paper.


Kamal Uddin Ahmed

Ehsan Latif


NGOs In International Development : Policy Options and Strategies

Kamal Uddin Ahmed and Ehsan Latif are both Assistant Professors, Department of Economics, Chittagong university.


Ahmed Tariq Karim

The Bangladesh-India Treaty on Sharing Of The Ganges waters : Genesis And Significance

Ahmed Tariq Karim is High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the Republic of South Africa . An earlier version of the paper was delivered at a workshop convened and presided over by H.E. Professor Kader Asmal , Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry of the Republic of South Africa and Chairman of the World Commission on Dams, at Pretoria on November 3, 1997.


Ali Alatas

ASEAN and SAARC : The Imperatives of Cooperation

Ali Alatas is the honourable Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia. The article constituted the text of keynote speech the honourable Minister delivered at a Seminar on Regional and Global Issues , Organized by BIISS on February 8, 1998.

Vol 19, No 3, 1998

Momtaz Uddin Ahmed

Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir

Attracting FDI and Technology Flows In Asia And Pacific : An Analysis Of The Policy Perspectives

Momtaz Uddin Ahmed, Ph.D., is Professor , department of Economics , University of Dhaka.

Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir is an independent Researcher in Structural adjustment and public policy.


Mohammad Humayun Kabir

Sub- Regional Cooperation In South Asia

Mohammad Humayun Kabir is Senior Research Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic studies ( BIISS ), Dhaka.


Tasneen Siddiqui

Growth And Sustainability of the NGO Sector In Bangladesh

Tasneen Siddiqui, Ph.D. is Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Dhaka. An earlier version of the paper was presented at a seminar on " Sustainability of the NGO Sector in Bangladesh " organized by BIISS on June 29, 1998 in Dhaka.


Shireen Hasan Osmany

Nationalism and Identity : Canadian Experiences

Shireen Hasan Osmany, Ph.D., is Professor , Department of History , University of Dhaka.


Sheikh Abdus Salam

Informatisation : The SAARC Scenario

Sheikh Abdus Salam, Ph.D., is Director General , Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) , Dhaka.

Vol 19, No 4, 1998

Imtiaz Ahmed

Work and Diaspora : A Case Study Of South Asians Living In Japan

Imtiaz Ahmed, is Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka.


Yunus Ali Sheikh

Bangladesh- Myanmar Relations : Making The Best Of Proximity

Yunus Ali Sheikh is a Research Associate at BIISS, Dhaka.


C A F Dowlah

Are Capitalism and Democracy Compatible To Each Other ? Lessons From American Tradition Of Liberal Democracy

C A F Dowlah, Ph.D., is a long – term Consultant for the Rural Development Sector with the world Bank, Dhaka.


Mohd Khurshed Alam

Law Of The Sea And Its Implications For Bangladesh

Mohd Khurshed Alam is a Commodore In The Bangladesh Navy .


Md. Nurul Islam

Social Mobility and Elite Formation In Rural Society Of Bangladesh

Md. Nurul Islam , Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka.++