Health Desk: 18th Oct’18: Bangladesh is a role model in showing the world that with courage and foresight even a developing country could roll out so many trends setting climate initiatives, Former secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said.
He came up with the statement when he was chairing the launching of Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) in the Netherlands.
The GCA is a new initiative to elevate the political visibility of climate change adaptation and to focus on solutions, said the Bangladesh mission in The Hague.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with the Presidents of South Africa, Senegal, Indonesia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Marshall Islands, Argentina, Premier of China, Chancellor of Germany, and Prime Ministers of the Netherlands, India, UK, Canada, Denmark, Ethiopia and Grenada are the Conveners of the GCA.
Ban Ki-moon also appreciated the leadership of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her role as a global leader in bringing the issue of adaptation in an emphatic and innovative way.