HPM Sheikh Hasina places four proposals to save climate vulnerable nations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for ensuring 100 billion US dollars a year for developing countries to save them from climate change impacts as she placed a four-point proposal including “establishing climate justice” at a virtual “Climate Vulnerable Leaders’ Event”. She also informed that her government ...

World's largest housing project at Cox's Bazar for climate refugees

Bangladesh is building world's largest housing project for climate refugees in Cox's Bazar. Under the 'Sheikh Hasina Ashrayan Project', one of the ten fast track mega projects, 4,409 families will get a 456.07 sq ft flat in exchange of only Taka 1001. On 23rd July, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the flat handover ceremony through ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina to lead 'Climate Vulnerable Forum'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to assume the presidency of Climate Vulnerable Forum next year. The development comes after the Bangladesh leader accepted Marshall Islands' President Hilda Heine's proposal to lead the CVM at the 25th annual 2019 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP25, in Madrid on Monday. "The prime minister said she...

Our children will not forgive us: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said “Our children will not forgive us if we fail to ensure their future. Every moment, the cost of our inaction is devastating every living person on earth. The time to act is now.”Sheikh Hasina spoke on “action for survival” as the leader of one of the most vulnerable nations at the 2019 UN ...

Repatriate Rohingyas for regional stability: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the world community to take appropriate measures for sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas for regional security and development, saying peace and harmony are essential for the prosperity of the region. “In terms of regional security, I would like to say that more than 1.1 m...

Ban Ki Moon for installing Climate Change Adaptation Centre in Bangladesh

Former UN Secretary-General and Global Commission on Adaptation chair Ban Ki-Moon today proposed the installation of a global centre for climate change adaptation in Bangladesh as he called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with Marshall Islands President Dr Hilda C Heine. “Bangladesh is the best teacher when comes...

Climate Change After Paris: Developed nations must do their part in the fight - HPM Sheikh Hasina

The Global Climate Risk Index ranks Bangladesh as one of the 10 nations most vulnerable to climate change. Each year, the impact of the global shift wipes out 2 to 3 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product and some 900,000 Bangladeshis have died over the past 35 years because of severe storms and natural disasters attributable to global ...

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