Nirupam Nath

Remarks by H.E. Rabab Fatima at the virtual briefing to the LDC Group on preparations for COP26 by Mr. Archie Young, UK Lead Climate Negotiator on 05 March 2021

I thank you, Ambassador Perks and Ambassador Woodroffe for convening this briefing for our Group.  This is particularly timely in view of our preparations for the LDC-5 Conference. I thank Mr. Archie Young, and Ms. Born, for their comprehensive briefing on preparations for COP-26. I also thank my good friend Amb. Doma Tshering for highlighting …

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Intervention by HEPR at the  Briefing on Eradicating Poverty Practice in China to Promote 2030 Agenda Confirmation

I thank you, my dear brother, Ambassador Jun, and heartiest congratulations on your remarkable achievement and success on poverty eradication.  So much to learn from your experience, especially now, as we grapple with the pandemic challenges and see a slide back in our poverty gains. The current pandemic has jeopardized our decades of gains on …

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Intervention by Her Excellency Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at CDP virtual Open Session for ECOSOC Members on Friday 26 February 2021

Mr. President Professor José Antonio Ocampo Gaviria, Chair of the CDP Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues. A very good morning to you all. On behalf of my Government, it is my distinct honour to thank the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) for recommending Bangladesh’s graduation. This is a momentous occasion; a very special moment for us.  This …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the briefing by Special Envoy of the Secretary General on the situation of Myanmar 26 February 2021, 10 am, General Assembly Hall

Mr. President, I thank you for convening today’s timely meeting and for your statement. My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia on behalf of OIC.  Allow me to add a few points in our national capacity as an affected country, to highlight the Rohingya situation: Let me …

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Closing remarks by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Ambassadorial level meeting of the Group of Friends of Migration held on 19 February 2021

I thank you Ambassador Tierney for providing an excellent summary. It was a great discussion.  Rich and stimulating. Allow me now to add a few points to the summary provided by Ambassador Tierney.  A few of my takeaways and messages from the discussion: First, in this pandemic, migrants have been the frontline contributors as doctors, …

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Opening Remarks by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Ambassadorial level meeting of the Group of Friends of Migration held on 19 February 2021

Excellencies, Director General Vitorino, Distinguished Colleagues – Good afternoon. A warm welcome to everyone to the first meeting of the Group of Friends of Migration this year. I am Rabab Fatima, the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN here in New York. I have the honour to chair today’s meeting on behalf of the …

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  Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the 2021 ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Reimagining Equality: Eliminating racism, xenophobia and discrimination for all in the decade of action of SDGs”

 Mr. President, Excellencies, I thank you, Mr. President, for convening today’s special meeting on a very timely and topical subject. Last year, we witnessed how an unforeseen public health crisis endangered the entire spectrum of our global gains. Going beyond the physical health and economic impacts, the pandemic shook all aspects of the human society. …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations on “Ensuring the equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in contexts affected by conflict and insecurity” United Nations Security Council VTC Open Debate, 17 February 2021 (written submission)

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, I thank the United Kingdom for arranging this important debate on COVID-19 vaccination in contexts of conflict affected areas during its presidency.  I thank the briefers for sharing their insights on the challenges of COVID-19 vaccination in conflict situations and how to minimize those. Mr. President, The devastating impact of …

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Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Opening of the 2021 Session of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping (C-34) on 15 February 2021, GA Hall

Mr. Chairman, I congratulate you on your election as the Chair of the Special Committee. I assure you of my delegation’s full support to you and the Bureau in discharging your responsibility in this challenging time. My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered on behalf of NAM. Mr. Chairman, This year’s C-34 session is meeting in …

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Remarks by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the panel on ‘Equality in Science for Society: for the people and the planet’ in the 6th Assembly of  International Day of Women & Girls in Science 14:50-16:00 hrs, 11 February 2021

Madam Moderator (Ambassador Kuret, so good to see you in the chair) Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, good afternoon. I thank you for giving me the opportunity to share a few thoughts. The pandemic is a strong reminder about the need to invest in science, technology, and innovation (STI) to tackle such catastrophes. Without the timely intervention …

Remarks by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the panel on ‘Equality in Science for Society: for the people and the planet’ in the 6th Assembly of  International Day of Women & Girls in Science 14:50-16:00 hrs, 11 February 2021 Read More »