Bangladesh and Denmark on Tuesday launched a joint action plan for realizing the “Sustainable and Green Framework Engagement” that was signed in 2022 in order to strengthen the partnership on cli-mate and green transition between the two countries.
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin and Danish Minister for Devel-opment Cooperation and Global Climate Policy Dan Jørgensen launched the joint action plan.
With the Joint Action Plan, Bangladesh and Denmark are deepening their partnership towards attaining a more sustainable and green future globally.
The focus of the activities of the Action Plan are on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Loss & Damage and Environmental Sustainability, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Devel-opment and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
The Joint Action Plan will bring all instruments into play, ranging from diplomatic action and develop-ment cooperation to climate funding and investments, trade and private sector relations, including pub-lic-private partnerships, with the aim to share knowledge and green solutions to tackle the global chal-lenges, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the ceremony, Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh and Denmark are committed partners to have joint collaboration on green transition and tackling the adverse effects of Climate Change.
“Denmark is a long-trusted friend of Bangladesh and the launching of the Joint Action Plan today will pave the way for better implementation of the overall green transition process in Bangladesh with the support of Denmark,” he said.
The Danish Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy stated that he was pleased to launch the Joint Action Plan with the Bangladesh Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change during his first visit to Bangladesh.
“Denmark and Bangladesh are two countries with a strong and active engagement in the global climate agenda. Launching our Joint Action Plan today, signals that we are ready to ‘walk the talk’ on the com-mitments made in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change”.