Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday put forward four suggestions to global leaders to fight climate change challenges with a strong collective response.
CSOs challenge DG’s third way as USTR discusses TRIPS waiver
The temporary TRIPS waiver seeks to suspend the implementation of several provisions in the TRIPS Agreement relating to copyrights, industrial designs, patents, and protection of undisclosed information for ramping up global production of diagnostics, medicines and vaccines in order to fight the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.
Food, Not Steel, Is Our Biggest Climate Challenge
Climate-policy discussions often focus on who will pay the cost of achieving a zero-carbon economy, with a particular focus on industrial sectors such as steel and cement.
Renewable Energy Key to Addressing Climate Change Challenge
By Nalisha Adams BONN, Germany, Jan 13 2021 (IPS) – 2021 is going to be critical, not only for curbing the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic but also for meeting the climate challenge. But as Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of…
BFF election spreads heat as Badol, Manik, challenge to Salahuddin
DHAKA – The much-hyped election of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has started to spread heat as incumbent vice president Badol Roy and former footballer and former national football team’s coach Shafiqul Islam Manik collected nomination paper for the post of…
COVID-19 is clarifying the climate challenge
By Olivia Macharis and Nadim Farajalla BEIRUT – The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the fragility of the world order. Governments have sought to limit the spread of the virus through lockdowns and travel restrictions, which have stalled economies and created…
Meeting you’ve never heard of — & challenge on inequality
By Ben Phillips Mexico City, Oct 9 2019 (IPS) – Last month 195 world leaders once again met in New York for big speeches and grand events. But on inequality, when all is said and done, more has been said…
Tackling question leakage main challenge: Minister Dipu Moni
Newly appointed Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday said the main challenge of her ministry is to tackle the perennial problem of question paper leakage.
Manifesto implementation main challenge: Quader
Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said implementing their party’s election manifesto is the main challenge for the 47 new cabinet members who were sworn in today (Monday).