The Bangladesh Presidency of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) ended its two-year term, and passed the CVF Presidency to Ghana, in a ceremony held today. The CVF Presidency represents 55 of the most climate-threatened countries, in their global fight against the climate emergency.
CVF Presidency Handover Ceremony: Statement by H.E Ban Ki-Moon, Chair of the Board, Global Center on Adaptation
Statement by H.E Ban Ki-Moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Chair of the Board, Global Center on Adaptation at the CVF Presidency Handover Ceremony on 25 May 2022.
The Bangladesh Presidency of the CVF/V20 ends its successful two-year term as it hands over to Ghana as new Incoming Presidency. The CVF Secretariat is working closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry of Finance of the Bangladesh Government, with support of Ghana for the event.
MIDNIGHT REPORT Climate Vulnerable Forum releases Climate Survival Leadership Barometer tracking national climate targets
CVF Special Envoy H.E. Md. Abul Kalam Azad awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star Award
The secretariat of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) has welcomed the announcement by the Honorable Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Fumio Kishida to award the prestigious Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star national honour of Japan to the Special Envoy of the CVF presidency of Bangladesh Md. Abul Kalam Azad.
Climate Vulnerable Forum releases Climate Survival Leadership Barometer tracking national climate targets
The report, entitled Climate Survival Leadership Barometer, as a new resource for how Paris Agreement NDC targets can be evaluated, discloses the evaluation criteria employed under the CVF’s ‘Midnight Survival Deadline for the Climate’ initiative. That initiative monitored in real time each country’s national targets, submitted up until midnight on 31 December 2020, to hold governments accountable for their obligations under the Paris Accords.
IPCC climate mitigation report highlights need for massive change to current emissions reduction pledges
The findings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III Report, ‘Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change’, confirms that the last decade recorded the highest increase in global emissions in the history of the planet.
As part of its efforts to promote and drive ambitious climate action and to mobilize international support for climate threatened nations, the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) is launching a “Capacity-Building Fellowship” for 15 participants selected from its member countries.
CVF Ambassadors reactions in response to IPCC Working Group II report, “Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”