1 July 2019
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Join the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) during London Climate Action Week as they share emerging knowledge on how to tackle climate change globally.
Focusing on Bangladesh, which has often been highlighted as a hotspot of climate vulnerability due to its geographical and economic context, the discussion will present the country in a new light. It will examine the skilled and pragmatic responses that are being applied to the challenges of climate change in this area.
Join our panel as they share their insights into how Bangladesh is now on the path to becoming climate resilient, the lessons that can be learned from this, and where things are headed.
You will leave with an appreciation that Bangladesh is not a victim of climate change, but a country which has much to offer the rest of the world around adaptation and mitigation.
Our speakers include
Her Excellency Saida Muna Tasneem is the Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK, Ireland and Liberia and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the International Maritime Organization.
Saber Hossain Choudhury is a Member of the Bangladeshi Parliament and advocates at national and international levels on climate change, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.
Dr Saleemul Huq is the Director of the International Centre for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD) since 2009. He is an expert on the links between climate change and sustainable development, particularly from the perspective of developing countries.
Professor Sir David King was the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Special Representative for Climate Change from 2013 until 2017. Previously he was the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office of Science from October 2000 to 31 December 2007.
More speakers to be announced shortly.
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