Health Desk—Nov 24, 2017: Rights bodies on Thursday urged the government to get better prepared for next round of facilitative dialogue due in January 2018 under the initiative of the climate change conference of parties (COP 24) to make the case stronger for most vulnerable countries (MVCs), reports UNB.
They urged for presenting strong evidence-base context in receiving of global support for the MVCs.
They raised the demand at a press conference titled “CoP 23 Outcome: Govt. Must be Prepared with strong evidence-base context for Next Facilitative Dialogue 2018 under CoP 24” held at Dhaka Reporters Unity in the city organized by eight rights based organizations, including BCAS (Bangladesh Center for Advance Study), Forum on Environmental Journalist, Bangladesh-FEJB, EquityBD and Climate Journalist Forum-CJF.
Moderated by Rezaul Karim Chowdhury of EquityBD, the press conference was addressed, among others by Dr. Atiq Rahaman of BCAS, Quamrul Islam Chowdhury of FEJB and Md. Motahar Hossen of Bangladesh Climate Change Journalist Forum (BCJF).