On Monday, 23rd of January 2017, Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) with the collaboration of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) of Germany held a seminar on ‘Security Implications of Climate Change: Focus on Bangladesh’.
The keynote presentation was made by Professor Abu Zayed Mohammed, Research Fellow, BIPSS and the session was moderated by President BIPSS Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (retd), the seminar was also addressed by Dr. Peter Hefele, Director, Regional Project, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and Ms. Ina F Islam, Assistant Director, ICCCAD, IUB.
The seminar stressed the importance of climate security as a threat multiplier implications and impact on water security, food security, livelihood security and so on.
BIPSS will be publishing a research study on this topic in the coming weeks. The event was covered live on Twitter and Facebook. The audience at the seminar comprised of ambassadors and senior diplomats, heads of international organisations, civil society leaders, academics, media and young professionals.