09 DECEMBER 2011
- Bangladesh Environment Minister today drew attention to Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) aims,
- 2011 Ministerial Declaration of the CVF distributed to delegates
The Bangladesh Environment Minister, HE Dr. Hasan Mahmud, articulated the importance for an immediate consensus on a mitigation agenda, supported by concrete progress on adaptation, finance and technology at Durban. Speaking on the purpose of the CVF, the honorable minister said: “The CVF is a communication and political platform of most vulnerable countries. It seeks to play a catalytic role through facilitation in reaching a consensus agreement for action here in Durban and
Drawing to the attention of the President of COP17 today in plenary, the Bangladesh Environment Minister said: “A group of severely affected Non-Annex-1 countries met in Dhaka last month at the Climate Vulnerable Forum-2011, attended also by the UN Secretary-General, to highlight our vulnerabilities and to articulate the imperatives for an effective, robust and durable response.”
The Dhaka Ministerial Declaration of the CVF was also circulated at the plenary.