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Prof Saleemul Huq on the big discussion points for COP27

ECCI, with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), recently had the honour and privilege of hosting Prof Saleemul Huq (OBE) - an IPCC lead author, climate justice champion and adaptation and Disaster Risk Reducation (DRR) academic.

You can watch his seminar on adaptation, loss and damage below, which also highlights the big discussion points for COP27.

Prof. Saleemul Huq is the Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) and an expert in adaptation to climate change in the most Vulnerable developing countries and has been a lead author of the third, fourth and fifth assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He also advises the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

He has published hundreds of scientific as well as popular articles and was recognised as one of the top twenty global influencers on climate change policy in 2019 and top scientist from Bangladesh on climate change science. He is also a Professor at the Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) as well as Associate of the International Institute on Environment and Development (IIED) in the United Kingdom as well as the Chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and also Senior Adviser on Locally Led Adaptation with Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) headquartered in the Netherlands.