ESDO, one of the strongest vocals against plastic pollution in Bangladesh organized a virtual high-level policy dialogue in association with International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) and Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Today on 13th December (Sunday), 2020 to discuss plastic waste trade and its trans-boundary movement in Bangladesh.
To address the compelling issue of toxic plastic waste, this policy briefing and consultation with government regulators and administrators focus on drawing Govt. attention to urge for the implementation of the Basel Amendment to prevent toxic plastic waste trade and its transboundary movement in Bangladesh.
The dialogue was attended by Honorable Minister Sir of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Md. Shahab Uddin Sir; Dr. A.K.M Rafique Ahammed, Director General of Department of Environment; Senior Representative from JICA, Mr. Kohji Mitomor; Ambassador of Japan, H.E. ITO Naoki; Prof. Dr. Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus of BRAC University; Prof. Dr. Abu Jafar Mahmood, Former Chairman, and Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka; Shahriar Hossain, Secretary-General of ESDO; Siddika Sultana, Executive Director of ESDO along with relevant stakeholder and academicians and ESDO team member.