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Dhaka, November 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference this afternoon to brief the media on her recently concluded visit to the United Kingdom and France. Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said on Tuesday that the press conference would start at 4 pm on Wednesday at Ganobhaban, her official residence .
Dhaka, November 12: The history of environmental pollution in rich countries is very deep rooted. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has demanded that developing countries must be provided more financial assistance to keep pace with such activities. He also said that the level of promise made so far in the much-anticipated COP26 conference was not satisfactory.
Dhaka, November 5: South Asian countries at risk of severe climate. In particular, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Pakistan are seeing the long-term effects of the slowdown caused by climate change. These include rising sea levels, declining crop yields, damage to ecosystems and biodiversity, and droughts.
Dhaka, November 4: Australia has expressed interest in helping Bangladesh to create climate resilience and repatriate Rohingya. The Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison expressed this interest in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of COP-26 on Tuesday.
Dhaka, November 4: Bangladesh has decided to shut down coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon emissions in response to climate change. Ten coal-fired power plants have been shut down. Discussions are underway on how to close six more centers. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters at the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Glasgow Climate Conference on Wednesday (November 3).
Dhaka, November 4: The Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan will serve as a beacon for CVF (Climate Vulnerable Forum) countries. It will show the way to tackle climate change.
Dhaka, November 4: The outcome of the COP-26 summit depends on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and four other dealmakers like her. They have been tasked with committing 197 other countries to change, according to BBC report.
Dhaka, November 4: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in London on Wednesday (November 3) afternoon after attending the UN's COP-26 summit and high-level meeting on climate change.
Dhaka, November 3: Speaking at a program titled 'Call for Climate Prosperity' at the Scottish Parliament, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the world needs to share the responsibility of climate refugees, displaced by natural disasters such as rising sea levels, river erosion, salinity, floods and droughts. The issue of loss must be resolved properly.
Dhaka, November 3: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The two Prime Ministers discussed various issues of bilateral and mutual interest. The meeting took place on Tuesday (November 2) at the Cop-26 venue's UK meeting room at the Scottish Exhibition Center.
Dhaka, November 3: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that women as the main victims of climate change, need greater participation in tackling these risks and more bold steps are needed to empower them, especially in developing resilience.
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the developed countries to set national standards for reducing carbon emissions. She said developed countries must report their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), as well as reducing national carbon emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change. She was speaking at the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) conference on Monday. SHe made four proposals during her national statement at the 26th session of the conference.
Climate activities are not being implemented due to lack of financial and political will: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that global climate action is not being implemented due to lack of money and strong political will. She made the remarks at a meeting titled "Action and Solidarity - Critical Decade" in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday (November 1) local time. The meeting was hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson and the Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi.
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for finding a realistic and inclusive solution to tackle climate change. She said climate change is now a global and cross-border issue and no country is immune from its terrible consequences.
Dhaka, November 2: The much-discussed and anticipated COP26 climate conference of the United Nations has begun. Heads of government from different countries have already started arriving in Glasgow, Scotland to take part in it. The conference is expected to lead to a united declaration by world leaders on the risks of climate change.