Training of Trainers on Rio ConventionsFeb 28, 2018
The 1st Training of Trainers (ToT) on Rio Conventions was held on 26-28 February, at the National Academy for Planning and Development (NAPD) centre in Dhaka, jointly organized by UNDP and Department of Environment (DoE), Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
The three day long ToT focused on three Rio Conventions: United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for the mid-level government officials.
The programme was inaugurated by the chief guest Mr. Md. Anwarul Islam Sikder ndc, Secretary to GoB and Rector, BCS Administration Academy and attended by the special guests Mr. Arif Md. Faisal, Programme Specialists of UNDP, Dr. Sultan Ahmed, Director General (Addl. Charge), DoE and Additional Secretary, MoEF, Md. Aftab Uddin Khan, Policy Expert of Rio Project and Ms. Nasreen Akhter, Secretary to GoB and Director General, NAPD. Mr. A A M Nasihul Kamal ndc, Additional Director General, NAPD chaired the inaugural session.
A total of 20 mid-level officials from National Agriculture Training Academy (NATA), National Academy for Planning and Development (NAPD), Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management (BIAM), Forest Department, DoE, National Institute of Local Governance (NILG) participated in the ToT
The three day event was divided into nine technical which were facilitated by the noted experts like Prof. Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus, BRAC University, Prof. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Department of Development Studies, DU, Dr. Nurul Quadir, Additional Secretary, MoEF, Dr. Sultan Ahmad, Director General (Addl. Charge), DoE and Additional Secretary, MoEF, Prof. AKM Saiful Islam, IWFM, BUET, Md. Solaiman Haider, Director, DoE, Dr. Md. Shorab Ali, Director, DoE and Mr. Jalaluddion Md. Shoaib, UNCCD.