Bangladesh Environment Network Seminar Update – Saturday 2 August 2008

Bangladesh Environment Network Seminar Update – Saturday 2 August 2008


A Network to Assist Bangladesh in Protecting Her Environment

Internet Address:

Ten Years of BEN Program

August 2 Saturday-, 2008 Community Hall, Bangladesh High

Commission, 43 Culgoa Circuit, O’Malley, Canberra, August 2 Saturday, 2008

BEN, Australia cordially invites you to the following

event organized to mark ten years of BEN

10:00 am -11:00 noon: Inaugural Session,: Guest Speakers

Topic: Environment, Community & Bangladesh

11:00 noon -11:30 pm: Morning tea

11:30 pm -12:30 pm: Seminar, Paper presentation

Topic: Bangladesh & Environment

12-30pm – 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm -2:30 pm: Seminar, Paper presentation

Topic: Bangladesh & Environment

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Discussion Responses from NRB leaders, dignitaries,

Media representatives and others

3:30 pm: afternoon Tea

Film show 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Inaugural session: 10:00 am -11:00 am


BEN Presentation

Mr. Mahbub Hassan Saleh, Acting High Commissioner peoples republic of Bangladesh

Mrs. Kerrie Tucker, Environmentalist, former Member of the ACT Legislative Assembly, Environment and community – working together for positive change

Mr Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute: Development Economics and Environment

Mr Brian Dawson Director, Environment & Climate change, AusAid: Interventions on climate change in the Asia and Pacific region

Seminar: 11:30 pm -12:30 pm: Environment and Bangladesh


Dr Narayan C Das: Future Energy Crisis and Environmental Conse

quences in Bangladesh

Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt : Placing the Risks and Gains from Mining Projects of Bangladesh in Context of International Developments

Mr Nazrul Islam: Climate Change and Effective Water Governance: Bangladesh Perspective

Mr Tim Stewart: The Climate Crisis Crucible

Moderator: Mr Brian Dawson, Director, Environment & Climate change, AusAid

Seminar: 1:30 pm -2:30 pm: Environment and Bangladesh


Dr Abul Hasnat Milton: Environment and Health

Dr Shampa Barua and Dr Dominic Robin Guda: : Medical Waste Management in Bangladesh – environmental and health impact: a review

Dr Ajoy Kar: Poverty and Deforestation in Bangladesh: who is to be blamed

Mr Imtiaz Kais Risha :: Effectiveness Evaluation of Bangladesh Environmental Law and Identification of Critical Issues for Adoption

Moderator: Dr Md Alauddin: Senior Lecturer University of Queensland

Closing Session: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Environment and Bangladesh

Speakers: Guests, Community members and Media

Moderator Dr Sharif Al Saber: Senior Lecturer Monash University

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Afternoon Tea and Film show

FOR Further information please contact coordinator or 0401683930 Mobile

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