Category Archives: National and International Policy

COP22 adopts Marrakesh Action Proclamation: climate talks set 2018 deadline to agree rules

Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we do have urgent duty to respond. ….We call for the highest political commitment to combat climate change, as a matter of urgent priority. Marrakesh Action Proclamation, read by Salaheddine Mezouar, Morocco’s foreign minister and president of the 22nd session of the Conference of the

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Rights groups demand specific measures to stop illicit Finance flow

NGO News Report :: Today twenty one rights based civil society organizations and networks facilitated by EquityBD organized a press conference in national press club titled “Stop illicit Finance flow to ensure development investment and revenue mobilization” and demanded to take specific measures to stop illicit finance flow. They also said that it is indispensable

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Redirect Subsidy to Community-Controlled Renewable Energy, Not in Fossil Fuel

Dhaka, 16th October 2014: Today thirteen right based civil society organizations led by EquityBD has organized a human chain and rally in front of the National Press Club, Dhaka demanding Government must redirect subsidy to the community-controlled renewable energy sources instead of huge subsidy to fossil fuel projects which are mainly responsible for carbon emission

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