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CVF/V20 Presidency Handover Ceremony

CVF/V20 Presidency Handover Ceremony 

The Bangladesh Presidency of the CVF/V20 ends its successful two-year term as it hands over to Ghana as new Incoming Presidency on Wednesday, 25 May 2022 at 6pm Dhaka time (12pm Accra time). From 2020 to 2022, Bangladesh presided over the CVF for the second time. At the CVF Regional Dialogue for Africa and the Middle East held in July 2021, participants from the region designated Ghana as the next Chair. In the CVF Dhaka-Glasgow Declaration adopted at COP26, the Forum members confirmed Ghana’s Presidency for the 2022-2024 term. Starting in May 2022, Ghana will be the second African country to lead the CVF after Ethiopia.

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Time: 6pm Dhaka time (12pm Accra time)

Watch: Livestream of the CVF/V20 Presidency Handover Ceremony here

With remarks from:

  • H.E. Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the Board of the Global Center on Adaptation
  • H.E. Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP, Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Bangladesh
  • H.E. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Hon’ble Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ghana
  • H.E. Shahab Uddin, MP, Hon’ble Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh
  • H.E. Saima Wazed, CVF Thematic Ambassador for Vulnerability
  • Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, Special Envoy of the Bangladesh Presidency
  • Ms. NaFkeeyat Abdul-Rahman Sam, Ghana Youth Environmental Advocate and Ambassador

Moderated by:

  • Prof. Dr. Patrick Verkooijen, CEO, Global Center on Adaptation

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