bangladeshIn 1999, the IUCN and the Earth Council organized a “National Forum on Multi-Stakeholder Sustainability Planning in Bangladesh”. 40 participants representing different sectors of the society attended the Forum. A discussion about the Earth Charter was part of the agenda.

In 2000, the Centre for Sustainable Development produced and disseminated a booklet on the Earth Charter in the national language, Bengali. Currently, the Centre for Sustainable Development continues to be Affiliated with and supportive of the Earth Charter.

There was one Earth Charter Youth Group in Bangladesh, called ECYG Climate Natural. They joined the Earth Charter Youth network in February 2008. ECYG Climate Natural’s mission was to create youth network in Asia to promote climate strategy and sustainable development.