Climate-related disasters pose a threat to the fundamental rights of children and youth in terms of their development and in different aspects of their lives and wellbeing. How does Bangladesh work on involving more youths into planning and program implementation?
We have known for over a decade that Bangladesh, the country least responsible for global warming, is first in line to feel the full force of its impacts. For proper utilisation of Climate Funds for facing challenges of climate change impacts, there is a need to prepare a Local Adaptation Plan engaging local peoples including youth.
Sohanur Rahman from YouthNet for Climate Justice recently interviewed Bangladeshi prominent economist and climate negotiator, Dr Qazi Khaliquzzaman Ahmed during the eve of Youth Conference on Climate Change 2017. Read the full article here.