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Statement by H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P., Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh at the High-level Thematic Debate by the President of the General Assembly on “Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity”, 26 October 2021  

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Hon’ble Heads of State and Government, Mr. President of the United Nations General Assembly, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Assalamu Alaikum. Peace be upon you. At the outset, I would like to express thanks to the President of the General Assembly for convening this High-level Thematic Debate on delivering climate actions. We …

Statement by H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P., Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh at the High-level Thematic Debate by the President of the General Assembly on “Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity”, 26 October 2021   Read More »

Statement of Bangladesh at the Fifth Committee Proposed Program, Budget 2022: Special Political Missions, 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, 22 October 2021

Mr. Chair, Allow me to begin by appreciating your skillful stewardship of our work. I thank ASG Controller Mr. Chandru Ramanathan for introducing Secretary General’s report on resource allocation proposal for the Special Political Missions. We also appreciate the report of ACABQ Chair Mr. Abdullah Bashar Bong in this regard. Mr. Chair, Special Political Missions …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 2C Joint meeting with the ECOSOC on building productive capacities in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) as well as Middle-Income Countries (MICs) for more resilient recovery and sustainable development in the post-COVID-19 era, 20 October 2021, 10 AM-1 PM, Venue: CR-2

I thank you, Madam Chair, and the President of the ECOSOC for convening us today. I thank UNCTAD SG Grynspan and USG Rattray for sharing with us their valuable insights on this important topic. My delegation aligns itself with the excellent statement made by the Chair of the LDC Group.  Allow me to share a …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 2C Joint meeting with the ECOSOC on building productive capacities in Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) as well as Middle-Income Countries (MICs) for more resilient recovery and sustainable development in the post-COVID-19 era, 20 October 2021, 10 AM-1 PM, Venue: CR-2 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting on “Sea-Level Rise and Implications for International Peace and Security”, 2:00 pm, 18 October 2021, UN Trusteeship Council

Mr. President, I thank Viet Nam and other organizing Missions for convening this important Meeting on “Sea-Level Rise and Implications for International Peace and Security”. I thank the briefers for their insight on this important issue. Mr. President, The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report predicts that the global temperature will cross the threshold of 2 degrees …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting on “Sea-Level Rise and Implications for International Peace and Security”, 2:00 pm, 18 October 2021, UN Trusteeship Council Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN at the Thematic Debate: Combined Clusters 2: Other Disarmament Measures, Regional Disarmament, and Disarmament Machinery, First Committee of the 76th UNGA, 18 October 2021

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the Statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) under this combined cluster. Rapid technological development, including artificial intelligence, biotechnology and other emerging technologies continues to redefine the nature of our disarmament discourse. ICT has brought immense benefits to our people. Yet the emerging technologies led …

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN at the Thematic Debate: Combined Clusters 2: Other Disarmament Measures, Regional Disarmament, and Disarmament Machinery, First Committee of the 76th UNGA, 18 October 2021 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the agenda item 87: “Protection of Persons in the event of Disasters” 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sixth Committee, 18 October 2021

Madam Chair, In the past 20 years, more than 7,000 major disasters have impacted all regions of the world, claimed 1.23 million lives and affected 4.2 billion people. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that the intensity and frequency of natural disasters such as droughts and floods would continue to grow in future. It …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the agenda item 87: “Protection of Persons in the event of Disasters” 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sixth Committee, 18 October 2021 Read More »

Statement of Bangladesh at the Fifth Committee, Agenda Item 139: Proposed Program Plan 2022 and Agenda Item 138: Proposed Program, Budget 2022, 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, 13 October 2021

Mr. Chair, Allow me to begin by appreciating your skillful stewardship of the committee. I thank the Secretary General for his introduction of the Proposed Program Budget for 2022. We also take note of the recommendations of the ACABQ and the report of the CPC. Bangladesh associates itself with the statement delivered by Guinea on …

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Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the agenda item no: 83 “Crimes against Humanity” at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Sixth Committee, 13 October 2021

Madam Chair, The agenda item “Crime Against Humanity” is an important addition to the work of the Sixth Committee. We thank the International Law Commission for drafting articles on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity. We also welcome the commission’s recommendation to elaborate a Convention on Crimes against Humanity by the General Assembly …

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the agenda item no: 83 “Crimes against Humanity” at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Sixth Committee, 13 October 2021 Read More »