CVF Global Parliamentarians Meeting

Photo Source: Flickr, Alamin hossain Tonmoy, 2015. Bangladesh Parliament House.


“Parliamentarians of Climate Threatened Nations Championing Planetary Prosperity”

International Webinar Organized by the Climate Vulnerable Forum in Collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Global Center on Adaptation

The CVF Global Parliamentarians meeting will take place on Wednesday November 25, 2020, 1200 to 1330 GMT. It is an inaugural global meeting of the parliamentarians of the Climate Vulnerable Forum in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and will explore practical steps that parliamentarians can engage in to combat climate change through more urgent and ambition actions and international outreach.

Keynote Panelists

  • Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations and GCA Board Chair
  • Saber Chowdhury, MP, Honorary IPU President and Chair, Bangladesh Parliamentary Committee on the Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • Martin Chungong, IPU Secretary-General
  • Mohamed Nasheed, Speaker of the People’s Majlis of the Maldives, CVF Ambition Thematic Ambassador, & Former Maldives President
  • Loren Legarda, Philippines Deputy Speaker & CVF Parliaments Thematic Ambassador
  • Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction

This meeting will focus on three main points:

  1. Enhanced Governmental Ambition under the Paris Agreement in 2020
  2. Launch of Parliamentarians’ Program of Climate Threatened Nations
  3. Build Back Better: Emerge Climate Resilient


  • Parliamentarians from legislatures of the 48 CVF member states
  • High-level global thought leaders
  • Guest speakers from partner parliaments

You can also access the individual speeches given that day on the following pages, by order of appearance:

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