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Bangladesh and Denmark strengthen green and sustainable partnership

Update : 14 Jun 2023, 12:11

Bangladesh and Denmark on June 13 unveiled a joint action plan built upon the Sustainable and Green Framework Engagement signed in 2022, to reinforce the partnership between the two countries.

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin and Danish Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy Dan Jørgensen launched the joint action plan.

With the Joint Action Plan, Bangladesh and Denmarkare deepening their partnership towards attaining a more sustainable and green future globally. The focusof the activities of the Action Plan are on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Loss & Damage and Environmental Sustainability, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. 

The Joint Action Planwill bring all instruments into play,ranging from diplomatic action and development cooperation to climate funding and investments, trade and private sector relations, including public-private partnerships, with the aim to share knowledge and green solutions to tackle the global challenges.

During the ceremony, the Bangladesh Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, H.E. Md. Shahab Uddin, MPsaid “Bangladesh and Denmark are committed partners to have joint collaboration on green transition and tackling the adverse effects of Climate Change. Denmark is a long-trusted friend of Bangladesh and the launching of the Joint Action Plan today will pave the way for better implementation of the overall green transition process in Bangladesh with the support of Denmark.”

The Danish Minister for Development and Global Climate stated that he was pleased to launch the Joint Action Plan with the Bangladesh Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, H.E. Md. Shahab Uddin, MP during his first visit to Bangladesh. “Denmark and Bangladesh are two countries witha strong and active engagement in the global climate agenda. Launching our Joint Action Plan today, signals that we are ready to ‘walk the talk’ on the commitments made in theParis Agreementon Climate Change”. 

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