UNHRC adopts Bangladesh-proposed resolution

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The resolution focused on vulnerable groups, especially the disabled and the elderly, due to the adverse effects of global warming

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a climate change and human rights resolution that was proposed by Bangladesh along with Vietnam and the Philippines.

The resolution focused on vulnerable groups, especially the disabled and the elderly, due to the adverse effects of global warming.

The resolution was adopted at the recently wrapped up at its 47th session in Geneva, Switzerland.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen expressed his gratitude to world leaders and international community for helping to adopt the resolution in the UNHRC, a foreign ministry press release said here Thursday.

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He urged the developed countries to play more responsible role to provide financial and technology transfer cooperation to the climate vulnerable nations for adaption and mitigation front, it added