Youth 4 NDCs Dialogue

On 12 December, 2019 Plant-for-the-Planet, BLI Global and BCCIC held an on-ground consultation with governments and young people on how they could enhance their NDCs at the national level. Present was the IPCC, UNFCCC Secretariat (ACE division), NDC Partnership and COP25 Presidency. 15 Countries that participated in the open dialogue, including Austria, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Finland among others. The dialogue…

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Fireside Chat: Youth and Business Leaders – Where is My Money Going?

The COP25 Presidency, with partners BLI Global, Youth Climate Lab and Plant-for-the-Planet, is hosting an interactive Fireside Chat: Youth and Business Leaders to explore the role of young people in driving sustainable finance to achieve a just, climate-resilient future.  The speed dating will aim to generate intergenerational discussion and collaboration on corporate social responsibility, accountability in sustainable investments and…

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COY15: Understanding NDCs and Youth Engagment

On November 29th, Plant-for-the-Planet, BLI Global and BCCIC held a capacity building workshop on “Understanding NDCs and Youth Engagement. The training session covered issues related to the Global Stock-take, National Adaptation Plans and equipping youth with skills on how to engage at the national and international level to drive climate ambition in their countries. This workshop is part of…

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Saving Dolphins – Bangladesh

On 24th October, BLI BD participated in an IUCN led project in Bangladesh in an effort to raise awareness about the extinction of the Irrawaddy and Ganges River Dolphin. The project was spearheaded by the IUCN Bangladesh country office and supported by GEF, UNDP and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bangladesh. The week long boot-camp included training…

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Today is Global Hand-washing Day! Celebrate with us!

As humans, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is central to our existence on this planet. This explains why the United Nations and other international organizations set aside certain days to annually bring global attention to WASH through the commemoration of different days. For instance, March 22, World Water Day is an annual UN observance day that highlights the importance…

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