Regular monitoring and analysis of the graduation thresholds for initiating the required measures so that Bangladesh is able to meet the graduation criteria for the second consecutive time in March 2021.
Maintaining regular liaisons with CDP, UNCTAD, UNOHRLLS and other relevant international organizations relevant to the graduation.
Taking necessary steps for expediting the formulation of UNCTAD’s Vulnerability Profile and collecting opinions from various ministries/divisions/ agencies in this regard.
Conducting research works regarding the potential impacts of graduation on Bangladesh’s trade, including readymade garments industries, and foreign aid flows as well as the impacts of discontinuation of the TRIPS waivers and other facilities of the WTO.
Identifying some specific sectors based on the impact assessment of GED and carrying out necessary research works on the impact of graduation on those specific sectors with a view to formulating the required strategies for mitigating those impacts.
Commencing the formulation of the transition strategy through involving the relevant stakeholders.
Commencing negotiations with the development partners, trade partners and relevant international organizations regarding the continuation of International Support Measures (ISMS) after graduation.
Arranging training programs for the relevant stakeholders to enhance their capacity for addressing the post-graduation scenario.
Arranging workshops, seminars and Focused Group Discussions (FGDs), etc. at the national and International level to raise awareness about sustainable graduation among the relevant stakeholders.
Producing various publications, audio visuals, documentaries as well as other communication and advocacy materials regarding graduation to ensure a positive mindset about graduation among the general people.
Arranging regular meetings and providing secretarial support to the graduation related National Task Force and Core Group.