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Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York under agenda item 78: ‘Oceans and Law of the Sea’, 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 07 December 2021

Mr. President, The significance of oceans for the survival of mankind is well-established. The oceans and their resources are the lifeline of a large majority of humanity. More than 3 billion people rely on the oceans for their livelihoods and over 80 per cent of world trade is transported by sea. Today, unfortunately the oceans …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at Inaugural Event of the NGO Committee on Language and Languages on Multilingualism and the United Nations, Policy, Practice and Prospects, 07 December 2021

  Excellencies, USG Abelian, Distinguished Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen A very good morning to you all. I thank the NGO Committee on Language and Languages for organizing today’s event. My special thanks to Professor Francis and Professor Tonkin for inviting me to share a few thoughts on this important subject. I am very pleased to …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly during the adoption of the draft Resolution A/76/L.6 for Graduation of Bangladesh, Lao PDR, and Nepal from the LDC category, Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues. I thank all Member States, especially our development partners, for their support and flexibility to reach consensus for the unanimous adoption of resolution A/76/L.6 Rev. 1 entitled the for graduation of Bangladesh, Lao PDR, and Nepal from the LDC category. With the adoption of this resolution, we have been able …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly during the adoption of the draft Resolution A/76/L.6 for Graduation of Bangladesh, Lao PDR, and Nepal from the LDC category, Wednesday, 24 November 2021 Read More »

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the launching ceremony of The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Bangladesh for 2022-2026, 21 November 2021

I thank you for inviting me to the launching ceremony of the UNSDCF for Bangladesh. This is indeed a momentous occasion in our collaboration and partnership with the newly reformed and reinvigorated UN Country Team. And I wish to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate you all for being such excellent partners in our …

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the launching ceremony of The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Bangladesh for 2022-2026, 21 November 2021 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency for 2020, United Nations General Assembly, 17 November 2021

Mr. President, I wish to express my delegation’s sincere appreciation to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), for presenting IAEA’s annual report and for providing updates on the Agency’s 2021 activities. Bangladesh thanks the Agency for continuing its activities during the reporting period amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency for 2020, United Nations General Assembly, 17 November 2021 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the International Seabed Authority at the High Level event of the ISA 2021 reports on the opportunities offered by UNCLOS to LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, 16 November 2021, 9:00-10:00 am

Secretary General Michael Lodge, USG Soares, USG Rattray, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues. I thank you, Mr. Secretary General, for inviting me to speak at this important “publication launch” event. I thank LDC Group Chair, Ambassador Ligoya, for his insightful remarks. I support his call to develop a specific project for LDCs to enable them to harness …

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the International Seabed Authority at the High Level event of the ISA 2021 reports on the opportunities offered by UNCLOS to LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, 16 November 2021, 9:00-10:00 am Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the Annual Report of the International Criminal Court, GA Plenary, 10 November 2021

Mr. President, Justice is a key prerequisite for lasting peace and sustainable development. Bangladesh is steadfast in its commitment to support global efforts to uphold justice and rule of law which is a critical pillar for maintenance of international peace and security. In this regard, we recognize International Criminal Court as one of the principal …

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on the Annual Report of the International Criminal Court, GA Plenary, 10 November 2021 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on UN Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee Special Meeting on the 20th Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1373 (2021) and the establishment of the Counter Terrorism Committee, 04 November 2021, ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQs

    Mr. Chair, I speak here today as a wake of our solidarity with all victims of terrorism and with all efforts in our fight against terrorism.  That is our firm commitment as we marked the 20th anniversary of the heinous attacks perpetrated by the terrorists on the Twin Tower on 11th September 2001. …

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York on UN Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee Special Meeting on the 20th Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1373 (2021) and the establishment of the Counter Terrorism Committee, 04 November 2021, ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 01 November 2021, Glasgow, UK

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim   President of the COP26 Hon’ble Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary General of the United Nations, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen Assalamu Alaikum, and a very good afternoon to you all. I express my sincere thanks to the Government of the United Kingdom for hosting the COP26. Excellencies, While contributing less …

Statement by Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 01 November 2021, Glasgow, UK Read More »

Statement by His Excellency Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations and other Offices in Geneva on the Annual Report of the International Court of Justice, General Assembly Hall, UNHQ, New York 28 October 2021

Mr. President, This year marked the 75th Anniversary of the sitting of the International Court of Justice.  As the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, it has been playing central role in promoting the pacific settlement of international disputes, upholding the rule of law at the international level and thus, contributing to the maintenance …

Statement by His Excellency Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations and other Offices in Geneva on the Annual Report of the International Court of Justice, General Assembly Hall, UNHQ, New York 28 October 2021 Read More »