Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level: World Environment Day Commemorated


Dhaka, 5 June 2014: Highlighting the theme of World Environment Day – Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level – UNIC Dhaka jointly with UNDP Bangladesh and Dept. of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka commemorated the World Environment Day through an interactive Seminar at Dhaka University RC Majumder Arts Auditorium on 5 June 2014. Mr Aminul Islam, Senior Advisor of UNDP Bangladesh presented the Key-note paper as Chief Guest, while the session was presided over by Prof Dr S M Imamul Huq of Dept of Soil, Water and Environment, Dhaka University. OIC of UNIC Dhaka M. Moniruzzaman delivered a speech focusing on the importance of the Day. He also read-out UN Secretary-General’s Message on the Day and it was distributed along with other publications among the audience. Mohammad Mamun Mia, Research Officer, Democratic Budget Movement also spoke on the occasion. The participating students took part in the open discussion and raised different issues relating to the theme of the Day. They also have put a number of suggestions to UN and Government to protect our environment.