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Addressing climate change means ensuring human rights: PM
New York, BdChronicle:
Highlighting four important factors in combating climate change, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the climate change issue needs to be placed within the wider narrative of ensuring peace, stability, prosperity and addressing inequalities across societies.
“Addressing the climate change is about ensuring that human rights, justice and fundamental freedoms are enjoyed by people at the bottom. It's about securing the choices for every human being in his or her progression in life,” she said.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing a summit on a global pact for the environment hosted by French president Emmanuel Macron at Conference Room 2 of the UN Headquarters on Tuesday.
Terming Bangladesh as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change impacts, she called for taking into account four important factors in combating climate change which she termed as essential for a Global Pact on Environment.