16th June 2022
EP Report

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently said the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) emerged as legitimate voice for most climate-affected countries under Bangladesh's presidency, hoping it would continue to push developed countries to deliver their commitments under the Paris Agreement.

 

"The CVF is now a significant presence in the international climate setting. It has emerged as the legitimate voice for countries most affected by climate change (under Bangladesh's presidency. The rise in CVF membership is proof of that," she said.

 

The prime minister was addressing virtually the handing over ceremony of the CVF Presidency from her official Ganabhaban residence.

 

At the function, she formally handed over the CVF Presidency from Bangladesh to Ghana.

 

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md. Shahab Uddin, Foreign Minister of Ghana Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Chair of the Global Commission on Adaptation Ban-Ki Moon also spoke joining the event virtually.


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