Statement

Statement by Mr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the first informal consultation of the intergovernmental process on the Global Digital Compact, Trusteeship Council Chamber on 30 January 2023

Distinguished Co- facilitators, At the outset, I would like to congratulate you both, Ambassador Anna Karin Eneström (Sweden) and Ambassador Claver Gatete (Rawanda), on your appointment as Co-facilitators to lead this important intergovernmental process. I thank you for convening the first informal consultations today. Please rest assured that you will have my delegation’s full support. …

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the informal meeting of the plenary on the intergovernmental negotiations on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Council, 26 January 2023, at Trusteeship Council Chamber

Distinguished Co-Chairs, At the outset, I would like to congratulate you both, Ambassador Michal Mlynár and Ambassador Tareq M. A. M. Albanai, on your appointment as Co-Chairs of this important process and express my appreciation for early convening this informal meeting. Please rest assured that you will have my delegation’s full support throughout the session. …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the informal meeting of the plenary on the intergovernmental negotiations on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Council, 26 January 2023, at Trusteeship Council Chamber Read More »

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Muhith, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the briefing by the President of the General Assembly on his priorities for the resumed part of the 77th session,17 January 2023, Trusteeship Council Chamber

Mr. President, I thank you for your comprehensive briefing on your priorities for the resumed part of the 77th session. We join others in congratulating you for successful completion of the main session of the 77th UNGA. The world today confronts diverse and unprecedented challenges like Ukraine war, the existential climate crisis, protracted economic stagnation, fiscal austerity …

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Statement by Dr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the virtual meeting of the UN Accessibility Steering Committee, 13 December 2022; time 2.00-3.30 pm

Excellencies, dear friends and distinguished colleagues, A very good afternoon to you all. We thank Ambassador Webson and Ambassador Chris Lu for their leadership on promoting this important agenda in the UN headquarters. We also thank the PGA for his kind present and remarks. My delegation believes that the SDGs can only be achieved with …

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Statement by Dr. Md. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York under agenda item 72: ‘Oceans and Law of the Sea’, 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 09 December 2022

  Mr. President,   The significance of oceans for the survival of mankind is well-established. Covering more than 70 percent of the surface of the planet, it provides vital benefits to the global population. More than 3 billion people rely on the oceans for their livelihoods and over 80 per cent of world trade is …

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Statement by Dr. Md. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the “plenary meeting–oceans and law of the sea: commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the adoption and opening for signature of UNCLOS”, 08 December 2022, General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, I thank you for convening this commemorative event and warmly congratulate all members of UNCLOS on this momentous occasion. As we mark the 40th Anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Law of the Sea today, it gives us the opportunity to reflect on how much we have …

Statement by Dr. Md. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the “plenary meeting–oceans and law of the sea: commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the adoption and opening for signature of UNCLOS”, 08 December 2022, General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters Read More »

Statement by Shahanara Monica, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN at the UNGA Debate on Agenda Item 69(a): “Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance”, 06 December 2022, GA Hall

Mr. President, The global humanitarian overview for 2023 presents a very grim picture. A record number of 339 million people are projected to be in need of humanitarian assistance, which is almost 24% higher than 2022. Acute food insecurity and imminent famine loom large as 45 million people in 37 countries face real risk of …

Statement by Shahanara Monica, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN at the UNGA Debate on Agenda Item 69(a): “Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance”, 06 December 2022, GA Hall Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin (Bangladesh), Co-coordinator, introducing draft resolution A/C.6/77/L.5 on behalf of the Bureau, 18 November 2022, Trusteeship Council, United Nations Headquarters

Madam Chair, I thank you for giving me the floor. On behalf of the Bureau of the Sixth Committee, I have the honor to introduce the text of the draft resolution entitled “Criminal accountability of the United Nations officials and experts on mission”, contained in document A/C.6/77/L.5.  The draft resolution contained in document A/C.6/77/L.5 largely …

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Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative at the adoption of 3rd Committee Resolution on the Situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, 16 November 2022, CR-1, United Nations Headquarters

I thank you, Mr. Chairman. I would like to express my delegation’s sincere appreciation to all member states for their support to the resolution on the human rights situation of the Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar, which has just been adopted without a vote. I thank the fellow members of the OIC, the …

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Statement by Bangladesh on the Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency for 2021 (item 89), 09 November 2022

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 2022 activities. Bangladesh commends the Agency for its remarkable efforts to carry out its important activities during the reporting period amid multiple …

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