PM Should Ask for Climate Forced Migrants’ Right in Ban Ki-Moon Climate Summit

PM Should Ask for Climate Forced Migrants’ Right in Ban Ki-Moon Climate Summit

Desk Coastal Bangladesh ● Today (11th September 2014) five rights based civil society climate networks in Bangladesh urge the Prime Minister (PM) of Bangladesh to demand climate forced migrants’ rights and appropriate compensation under the cover of loss & damage discourse in upcoming Climate Change Summit called by UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-Moon to be held on 23rd September in New York. They have also expressed concern on the current role of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoE&F)... Details »

Civil Society, Policy Makers and Expert given emphasize on cross boarder regional approach
Strengthen Bay of Bengal Regional Cooperation to Tackle Climate Change Problem

Dhaka, 20th June 2017. Today in a seminar held at Cirdap auditorium title ” Climate Change : Bangladesh and Bay of Bengal Regional Cooperation” civil society leaders, policy makers and experts urged to strengthen... Details »

Speakers in joint COAST, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and UNHCR (United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees) organized side event in Geneva
Global Solidarity and Sharing on Climate Displacement should be reflected in two UN Global Compacts

16th June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland. Today COAST (a Bangladeshi NGO), NRC, and UNHCR jointly organized a side event, speakers emphasize global solidarity and sharing responsibilities in respect of climate displacement should... Details »

E-commerce would promote illicit flow of information & asset by MNCs from LDCs
Civil Society called to Develop National Protection Policy before any Contracting with profiteering E-commerce Giant like Amazon and Alibaba

15 June 2017: Today in a human chain, 30 right based CSOs have called to government to develop appropriate national protection policy for saving state’s asset and valuable information before any contracting or agreement... Details »

Political Leaders, Civil Society and Embassy Officials Emphasize Esternization of Culture and Economy with Regional Connectivity in South and South East
Strengthening Bay of Bengal Regional Cooperation is a Necessity to Tap Blue Economy

Dhaka, 4th June 2017. Today in seminar held in Cirdap auditorium political leaders, civil society and embassy officials emphasize esteranization of culture and economy which has long history and long heritage, the also urged... Details »

14 Farmers Organizations Demanded 20% of the National Budget for Agriculture
Reducing Subsidy for Agriculture will be Suicidal for National Food Security

Dhaka, 21 May 2017. Today 14 rights based citizens’ and farmers’ organizations demanded 20% of the upcoming national budget for agriculture. They also opined that, reducing agriculture subsidy based on the prescription... Details »

Multi stakeholder consultation on way forward to prepare UN global compacts on migration and refugees.
Government and Civil Society Need to Work Together for Climate Displacement to Influence UN Global Compacts

Dhaka, 13th May 2013. Today in a seminar title “UN Global Compacts and Climate Displacement: Bangladeshi Civil Society Perspective” held at CIRDAP auditorium, in the seminars multi stakeholders are suggested “Government... Details »

Right Group termed VAT as Regressive to Poor, and said No to VAT
Demand for Measures to Arrest Black Money and Illicit Flow in Next Budget for Local Resource Mobilization

Dhaka, 7th May 2017. Today along with 25 right based civil society organizations along EquityBD termed the VAT (value added tax) is a regressive to poor, government is embarking on this with IMF (International Monetary Fund)... Details »

Remembering Cyclone 29th April, Coastal NGOs Alliance demanded stopping illicit business in the name of saving coastal areas
Reform of Water Development Board is must to save the coastal land and people

Dhaka, 29 April 2017. In remembering devastating Cyclone 29th April’91 Coastal NGOs Alliance demonstrated a Human Chain and demanded immediate reform of Water Development Board (WDB) to save coastal land and peoples. They... Details »

Human Capacity is Must for achieving SDGs
Inclusive civil society participation crucial for SDG process

Today 22 April 2017. Today in a seminar right based civil society group urge the government for ensuring effective strategy and action to increase human capacity in order to achieve the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goal). They... Details »

Following the "Global days of Action on Tax Justice and Women Rights" Rights Groups demanded to ensure women rights in country
Homestead women activities must be counted in our national economy & GDP

Dhaka, 23 March 2017. A group of 22 Rights Based Civil Society Networks have demanded to include and count the women activities related with homestead performance in our national economy and GDP (Gross Domestic Product). This... Details »

27 Rights Groups Demanded to issue ID cards to real Hilsa fishers and also Cancellation of ID cards of Fake Fishermen
Compensation must be provided at least seven days before the banning period

Dhaka, 18th March 2017. A group of 27 Rights Based Civil Society Networks, farmers, fishers and labour organizations have demanded cancellation of registration of the fake fishermen. They said, people who are not fishermen in... Details »

Seminar with Member of Parliament (MP) s and civil society in Parliament Media Centre on Anticipatory Crisis in Bangladesh Coast in Next Monsoon.
WDB has to be restructured and coordinate with other, must take anticipatory action to save coastal population

Dhaka, 19th February 2017. Today a seminar title “Protecting Bangladesh Coast from Climate Catastrophes: Actions Prior to Next Monsoon” jointly organized by Office of the Dr Hasan Mahmud, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing... Details »