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The 3rd ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and DRR moves to Dhaka to bring together more than 200 media professionals, scientists, representatives of UN organisations, government agencies and NGOs involved in climate change mitigation, risk management and early warnings for disasters.  In two days of discussions and exchange of experiences they will develop strategies to work together with the media to prepare people for the dramatic effects of climate change and future increased natural hazards. The Summit is hosted by Bangladesh TV and Bangladesh Betar.

Join the professional discussions in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to make a difference and put the media on the frontline of climate change adaptation and disaster preparedness.

Summit at a Glance
Tuesday
9 May
Final Judging for the 2nd ABU Awards on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
Wednesday
10-11 May      
Conference: Information for All: Media Saving Lives
Thursday
10 May
2nd ABU Awards Gala Ceremony    
Friday
12 May
Excursion

Meet the Speakers

              




 
Dr Javad Mottaghi
ABU
S. M.
Haroon-or-Rashid
Bangladesh
Television
Aqeel Qureshi
Techbility
Russell Isaac
Sports Media Ltd

 
 
     
 
 Md. Shah Kamal
Min of Disaster
Management & 
Relief

Md Riaz Ahmed
Department of
Disaster
Management
Bangladesh

 Dr Kamal Uddin
Ministry of Home
Affairs
Bangladesh

Dr Mahbuba
Nasreen
University of Dhaka

 
 




 
Martin Hadlow
Independent
Consultant
Anothai Udomsilp
Independent
Consultant

Suvendrini
Kakuchi
 
SEEDS Asia
Akinori
Hashimoto

NHK-Japan
 




 
Satinder Bindra
Asian Development 
Bank
Otto Evjenth Chris Field
Carnegie Inst 
for Science

Miharu Sato
SEEDS Asia
 




 
Ahmed Nadeem
ABU
Natalia Ilieva
ABU
 Shahab Khan
Planwel

Shihan Zubedi
BBC Media 
Action 

 





 Arif Al Mamun
BBC 
Media Action

 Dr Elizabeth
Mendoza

Courseline
AHM. Bazlur
Rahman-S21BR
BNNRC
Mofizur Rhaman
University of
Dhaka








Joan Warner
Commercial 
Radio Australia
Mofizur Rahman   
icddr,b 
Chetan Sharma
Datamation

Olaf Neussner
German Red Cross/
IFRC
Bangladesh







Bernadette Woods
Placky

Climate Central 

Ben Strauss, Ph.D.
Climate Central

Donna May Lina
UBE MEDIA
Muhammad
Mamtaz Uddin

German Red Cross/
IFRC
Bangladesh







Abdusattor Esoev
IOM Bangladesh
Mission
 Louie Tabing
Community
Radio

Atiq Ahmed
Asian Disaster
Preparedness
Center
    

Richard Lace
BBC-Media Action
 
 


 
     
 Dr Maria Lourdes
Del Pilar-Garcia

PUP
 Satyabrata Saha
Ministry of Disaster
Management &
Relief
Khondker Jakaria
Khaled

Bangladesh Red
Crescent Society

Dr Cindy Bruyère
US National
Center for
Atmospheric
Research
(NCAR)

 
         
 Md Munir
Chowdhury

WTO Cell
Ministry of
Commerce
Bangladesh

Pham Thanh Ha 
Vietnam
Digital
Television

 
     

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