People’s Climate March: A ray of hope

November 29, 2014
Md. Khalequzzaman
People’s Climate March: A ray of hope

The People’s Climate March (PCM) took place in Manhattan, New York
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Geologically justified maritime boundary

July 21, 2014
Md. Khalequzzaman
Geologically justified maritime boundary

The UN’s Permanent Court of Arbitration (UN PCA) based in Hague, the Netherlands, recently delivered its judgment on delimitation of maritime boundary between India and Bangladesh.
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BJP govt and the future of Teesta treaty

June 22, 2014
Md. Khalequzzaman
BJP govt and the future of Teesta treaty

The lack of resolution over the sharing of water resources in transboundary rivers between India and Bangladesh remains as one of the major obstacles
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National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

October 7, 2013
Md. Khalequzzaman
National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has published the Draft National Environment Policy
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Review of the Water Act 2013

July 14, 2013
Md. Khalequzzaman
Review of the Water Act 2013

The recently published Water Act 2013 is based on the National Water Policy, and designed for integrated development, management, extraction, distribution, usage
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The World Water Day 2013: Bangladesh perspectives

March 22, 2013
Zahidul Islam
The World Water Day 2013: Bangladesh perspectives

Like every other years, the 22 March of 2013 is being observed as the World Water Day, focusing on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
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Expectations from the Joint Experts Group on Tipaimukh Dam

August 24, 2012
Md. Khalequzzaman
Expectations from the Joint Experts Group on Tipaimukh Dam

India’s unilateral decision to construct Tipaimukh Dam on an international river caused uproar of criticism both in Bangladesh and India.
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Ganges water treaty: Dead or just dying?

June 11, 2012
Zahidul Islam
Ganges water treaty: Dead or just dying?

Although India and Bangladesh share 57 trans-boundary rivers, the Ganges Treaty signed in 1996 is the only water sharing treaty between these two neighbouring countries. Proper implementation of the treaty is important for both Bangladesh and India.
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