President Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd), spoke at the high level plenary of the Caux Dialogue on Environment and Security (CDES), 2021. The plenary theme was ‘Navigating Climate Peril: What kind of Leadership will it take?’ This important yearly event was organised by Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). CDES plenary will also provide key input to the concurrent ‘Summer Academy on Climate, Land and Security’. The events were attended by a large number of experts and policymakers from around the world.
President BIPSS gave a presentation in the plenary titled ‘Leadership in Times of Climate Crisis’. He focused on the need for multi-layered leadership to meet the challenge of climate change. He stressed the urgency of global consensus on crafting a strategy for climate change and security. General Muniruzzaman (Retd) is the current Chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC); he is a leading voice on the international scene on matters of security implications of climate change.