Television and Radio Interviews on Global Climate Summit 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Islamabad September 22, 2014 – Climate Summit 2014 Pakistan was jointly held by the Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD) and United Nations Pakistan in COMSATS Seminar Hall to highlight the importance of the Global Climate Summit 2014 hosted by Mr. Ban Ki Moon Secretary General of the United Nations, on September 23 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York.

Over 20 experts from academia, government, non-governmental and international organizations, corporate sector and civil society discussed Pakistan’s vulnerability to Climate Change and its manifestations like floods and droughts. The summit focused on themes of Agriculture, Water, Air Pollution, Cities, Energy, Funding and Resilience.

Following up on this summit, live television and radio interviews were also conducted by PTV World and Radio Pakistan to discuss issues relating to Pakistan’s climate and environment, and to highlight the significance of the Global Climate Summit.Mr.Marc Andre Franche (Country Director, United Nations Development Programme),Ambassador Shahid Kamal (Advisor,Centre for Climate Research and Development), Ms.Munazza Naqvi (Program Officer, United Nations Development Programme), Ms.Anam Zeb (Coordinator LEAD Pakistan), Mr. Vittorio Cammarota (Director, United Nations Information Centre) and Mr.ZaheerGardezi (Director General, Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority)discussed various aspects of climate change mitigation and adaptation.


The interviews can be watched on the links given below:

1.     PTV World, Views on News with Faisal Rehman: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x26hed0_programme-views-on-news-topic-international-climate-summit_news

2.     PTV World, World This Morning with Shehzad Khan and MahaMakhdum: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x26pry1_world-this-morning-climatic-change-its-challenges_lifestyle

3.     Radio Pakistan, Interview with Javed Khan Jadoon: http://www.radio.gov.pk/newsdetail/16/61


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