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Dhaka, October 18: The COP-26 climate change summit is set to begin in Glasgow on the last day of this month. At the upcoming conference, Bangladesh will raise a number of issues to achieve its goals on climate issues. Bangladesh has sought the cooperation of the European Union (EU) to make them successful.
Dhaka, October 6: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's steps taken to tackle climate change and the Rohingya issue are commendable, said Nathalie Chuard, Switzerland's Ambassador to Bangladesh. Recalling the continuation of strong diplomatic relations with Bangladesh, she lauded the current situation in Bangladesh in establishing human rights, prevention of violence against women, right to information and freedom of speech. The ambassador made the remarks during a meeting with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury at her Parliament House office here on Tuesday (September 5).
Dhaka, September 23: Bangladesh's role in carbon emissions is exemplary. By 2050, Bangladesh will reach zero carbon emissions as per its target. Robert Chatterton Dixon, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, made the remarks at a virtual meeting on the upcoming Climate Conference (COP-26) on Wednesday (September 22). Center for Governance Studies (CGS) hosted the event.
Dhaka, September 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon world leaders to take bold steps to address the state of emergency through an 'overall global' initiative to leave a sustainable future for the next generation. She made six recommendations at a closed-door meeting of leaders on how to deal with the effects of climate change in New York on Monday morning.
Dhaka, September 21: German Ambassador to Bangladesh Achim Troster said that Germany's cooperation in all activities related to the impact of climate change and in the ongoing development in Bangladesh will continue at an increasing pace. This cooperation will be based on mutual talks and needs. He made the remarks during a meeting with Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin at the ministry's conference room on Monday (September 20th).
Dhaka, September 18: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the major economies of the world to work with all stakeholders on a partnership basis to ensure a sustainable future for the next generation. In a speech before the "Major Economic Forum on Energy and Climate" convened by US President Joe Biden in Washington DC on Friday (September 17), the Prime Minister proposed six points for the forum to consider.
Dhaka, September 15: The catastrophic effects of climate change could displace more than 21 crore people worldwide in the next three decades. Of these, more than four crore people are feared to become homeless in the South Asian region. The World Bank's updated Groundswell report, released on Monday (September 13), said.
Dhaka, September 4: The COP26 climate change summit will be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November this year. At that time, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen proposed to hold a separate joint program for other countries, including Bangladesh, which are most affected by climate change. The foreign minister made the proposal during a meeting with COP26 President Designate Alok Sharma in London on Thursday.
Dhaka, April 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the G20 (Group of Twenty) countries to play a "major role" in curbing global carbon emissions and called for "strict implementation" of the Paris Agreement to protect the world from the adverse effects of climate change.
Dhaka, April 10: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the return of the United States to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change will give a new impetus to climate change diplomacy. "The return of the United States to the Paris Agreement will give a new impetus to climate diplomacy," she said.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 27 February 2021: Bangladesh and the United States (US) have agreed to work closely on COP-28 and other multilateral platforms to fulfill commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement and even beyond the Paris Agreement.
Dhaka, February 26: Bangladesh and the United Kingdom have agreed to work together on various issues related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and tackling climate change. The agreement was reached during a virtual meeting between Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Md. Shahab Uddin and the Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, Anne-Marie Trevelyan.
Dhaka, February 11: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has assured all possible cooperation in tackling climate change in the Maldives. She made the assurance while paying a courtesy call on visiting Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid at Ganobhaban on Wednesday.
Dhaka, December 30: President Md. Abdul Hamid has called on the Maldives to play a joint role with Bangladesh in the world forum on climate change.
Dhaka, 13 December 2020: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the developed countries to come forward with the desired and committed disaster mitigation measures along with climate funds to tackle the adversities of climate change.