Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) organised a Panel Discussion on RIO+20 CONFERENCE: OUTCOME AND WAY FORWARD on 01 August 2012 at BIISS Auditorium. Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP, Hon'ble Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Major General Muhammad Imrul Quayes, ndc, psc, Director General, BIISS delivered the Address of Welcome and chaired the session. The distinguished panelists were Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Prof. Ainun Nishat, Vice-Chancellor, BRAC University, Dhaka, Dr. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and Mr. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Chairman, The Forum of Environmental Journalists of Bangladesh and Asia Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists. The discussion was followed by a lively question and answer session. It was attended by diplomats, academia, media, government officials, business circles, representatives from the civil society and other concerned professionals.