President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) was invited to give a briefing at a consultative meeting of the UN Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York. General Muniruzzaman briefed the Security Council on emerging threats as the Keynote Speaker. The briefing was especially focused on ‘Sea Level Rise’ and it’s security implications’.The meeting was attended by all members of the Security Council including the P5 members and invited member states.
It may be mentioned that President BIPSS has also been involved in the ‘Berlin Process’ of the discourse on Climate Security since it was adopted in the Security Council. General Muniruzzaman was invited to this briefing also in his capacity as the current Chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC). Security Implications of Climate Change is a key area of research and analysis for BIPSS.