According to official data, 6M climate migrants live in Bangladesh, with majority forced into poverty, homelessness.
The 16th Annual Consultations between Bhutan and Japan on Economic Cooperation was held virtually on 10th August 2021. Mr. Sonam Tobgay, Director, Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the Bhutanese delegation. The Japanese delegation was led by Mr. Shingo Miyamoto, Minister (Economic and Development), Embassy of Japan, New Delhi. Mr. Kozo Watanabe, Chief Representative, JICA Bhutan Office and other officials from the JICA Headquarters also attended the meeting.
VGP – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged that the U.S. will provide additional US$500,000 to COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund while he was addressing the ASEAN-U.S. Ministerial Meeting held virtually on Wednesday.