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Call for gender responsive climate change advocacy

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15th December, 2021 05:36:56 PM
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Right activists have called upon the government to update the existing climate change action plan for to strengthen the gender responsive advocacy in the issue.

Addressing a knowledge sharing session, the speakers also requested the authorities concern to develop a guideline for BCCT officials in all perspective.

UN Women and Bangladesh Climate Change Trust (BCCT) jointly organized the workshop titled ‘Strengthening Gender Responsive Climate Actions in Bangladesh’ at Westin Dhaka on Tuesday.

Environment Ministry Secretary Md Mostafa Kamal was the chief guest while additional secretary Keya Khan was special guest on the occasion. 

Embassy of Sweden first secretary Nayoka Martinez Bäckström and UN Women programme specialist Dilruba Haider were also present in the meeting presided by BCCT managing director Dr Rezaul Haque. 

BCCT project director Md Khairuzzaman made address of welcome while assistant director Shakila Yesmin shared an overview on the ccGAP policy.

Bangladesh adopted the Climate Change and Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) for first time in 2013.