Dhaka, Bangladesh


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First outreach meeting in Bangladesh

SRMGI (The Degrees Initiative) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) held a workshop on 27 February 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. BCAS is an independent, nonprofit, non-governmental, policy, research and implementation institute, working on sustainable development at the local, national, regional and global levels. Established in 1986, it has grown to become a leading research institute in the non-governmental sector in Bangladesh and South Asia over the last 25 years.

This participatory workshop focused on the governance of geoengineering research. 

Participants during one of the small-group work session.

Speakers

  • Matthias Honegger (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam)
  • Prof. AKM Saiful Islam (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology)
  • Andy Parker (SRMGI/The Degrees Initiative)
  • Janos Pasztor (Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance – C2G2)
  • Prof. Mizan R. Khan (North South University)
  • Md Golam Rabbani (Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies )
  • Mizanur Rahman (POPI)
  • Dr AKM Atiqur Rahman (Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies)
The participants to the 2017 Bangladesh workshop in Dhaka. Photo credit: BCAS.