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Bangladesh outreach event for the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report

Please read our detailed event report from the Dhaka, Bangladesh event from 6 – 8 August: Report on the Bangladesh launch of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

CDKN teamed up with the IPCC to bring the key messages of the Fifth Assessment Report to audiences in Dhaka from 6 – 8 August 2014. The three-day outreach event was organised by the IPCC, CDKN, LEAD, NACOM and Prokriti O Jibon Foundation, with Channel I as the media partner. It was held at the National Press Club, and journalists and members of the electronic and print media attended the programme. Mr. Jonathan Lynn, Head of Communications and Media Relations for the IPCC, briefed the media on AR5, while Dr. John Church, Coordinating Lead Author (IPCC’s AR5: Sea Level Change), and Dr. S. M. Munjurul Hannan Khan, Country Engagement Leader, CDKN, responded to the question and answer session and enquiries of the journalists.

The second event was the launch of the AR5’s Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) amongst government and non-government policy makers and practitioners of Bangladesh. The third day of the event was a discussion session held with researchers and young leaders at the University of Dhaka.

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