Friendship Bangladesh

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

It was in March 2019, exactly a year before the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh and all around the world, whilst travelling with us in the climate impacted and remote communities on the river islands of Northern Bangladesh, that global brand advisor Shubhankar Ray was...

Communities Leading the Way

Communities Leading the Way

Real Stories of Adaptation from Vulnerable Communities by Runa Khan 100% of the core work of Friendship since it started 20 years ago has been in the most climate-impacted regions in Bangladesh. Whilst working with these vulnerable communities, the one important...

The Key to Antifragility

The Key to Antifragility

The Principle behind Friendship’s Response to Emergencies Radi Shafiq, Senior Manager, Friendship In his 2012 book entitled “Antifragile”, the mathematical statistician Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduces the world to the term “Antifragility”, which he defines...

No Rest for the Vulnerable

No Rest for the Vulnerable

by Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship Tackling the impact of Covid-19 on a country of 170 million people and frequent natural disasters, we felt that the year 2020 was not like any other in our lifetimes. We shared our struggle to contain the spread...

A Brave New World

A Brave New World

by Runa Khan, back from Davos Davos, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, is a gathering of the cream of market leaders who are driving the change in our world today. Over 3,000 leaders in different fields and 53 heads of state, attended its 50th iteration...

COP25 in a Nutshell

COP25 in a Nutshell

Saleemul Huq outlines the major talking points at the Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a global treaty that was signed and ratified by 195 countries obligating themselves to take actions to protect the planet,...