Bangladesh aims to resolve 5 important issues together with other countries

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP28 kicks off on Thursday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a resounding call to accelerate collective climate action. Bangladesh, being on the frontline of climate change, is attending this year’s climate conference aiming to resolve five important issues together with the least […]

COP28: Bangladesh to work together with other countries to resolve five important issues

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP28, kicks off today at Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a resounding call to accelerate collective climate action. Bangladesh, being on the frontline of climate change, is attending this year’s climate conference aiming to resolve five important issues together with the least developed […]

COP28: What key issues will be discussed at UN climate change conference?

COP28: What key issues will be discussed at UN climate change conference?

FINANCING FOR THE COSTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Tackling climate change and its consequences will take an astonishing amount of investment – far more than the world has budgeted so far. Developing countries will need at least $200 billion every year by 2030 to adapt to worsening climate impacts like coastal sea rise or storms, according […]

‘Strong voice must be raised over climate issues in global forum’

Speakers at the  closing ceremony of a training workshop on COP28 have said that Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change and the issue needs to be voiced strongly in the global forum for the interest of the country.  Center for Atmospheric Pollution Studies (CAPS) and Press Institute Bangladesh (PIB) in […]

Central bank issues new guidelines for cash incentive

The companies applying for cash incentives in the frozen shrimp and other fish export sector must be a member of BFFEA or a member of the BMFA for the export of frozen shrimp and other fish extracted from the deep sea and then processed, according to a new guideline of the central bank. Bangladesh Bank […]

Call to address issues on climate change, food security

Call to address issues on climate change, food security

A group of environmental activists on Thursday (October 19, 2023) gathered in front of the Sheikh Jamal High School at Kamrangirchar in Dhaka and later held a boat rally to address issues concerning climate change and food security. The programme took place in the capital city of Bangladesh to observe the Asia Day of Action […]

‘Indo-Bangla lawmakers can jointly address climate issues’

‘Indo-Bangla lawmakers can jointly address  climate issues’

JatiyaSangsad (JS) Speaker DrShirinSharminChaudhury on Thursday said the members of parliament of Bangladesh and India can work together to tackle the adverse effects of climate change as socio-economic and political conditions of the both countries are similar. “Socio-economic and political conditions of Bangladesh and India are similar. The parliamentarians of the both countries can work […]

78th session of the UNGA: deliberations on multiple issues of global importance

The 193-member UN General Assembly debated matters of human rights, international law and cooperation in “economic, social, cultural, educational, and health fields”. As anticipated, it also passed resolutions and declarations consistent with the guiding principles of the organisation. As expected, consistent with the UN Charter, various participants in different sideline meetings also addressed matters of […]