Enhancement of Bangladesh’s capacity to participate in Road to Copenhagen negotiations and enhancement of capacity in post-Copenhagen regime
14 July 2011 | Project completed
Bangladesh plays an active part in climate change negotiations through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
It is important for Bangladesh to address the drivers of climate change through international negotiations and work around a well defined position on climate change issues. International negotiations have entered into an important phase. The Road Map started in Bali in December 2007 and progressed in Copenhagen in December 2009 raised a number of actions to be implemented by 2012 and beyond.
- Prepare position papers for the Bangladesh delegation and support its participation in negotiation meetings
- Widely disseminate the revised Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan 2009
- Formulate a monitoring mechanism of evidence of climate change and climate variability for selected indicators
- Sensitize Members of Parliament on the Copenhagen process and its outcomes
- Maintain dialogue between the Bangladesh delegation and key negotiators and policy-makers in the United Kingdom.
- Completed the Bangladesh Position Paper
- Supported participation of Bangladesh delegations to different climate change discussions in Bonn, Bangkok, Copenhagen and Barcelona
- Completed the revision of the Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan 2009, its translation to Bangla and wider dissemination
- Prepared a monitoring protocol to measure the impacts of climate change for eight national sectors
- Prepared information briefs on adverse impact of climate change on 12 sectors
- Increased awareness of Members of Parliament and senior government officials through a number of workshops and seminars.