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Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 29 April 2022, GA Hall

Mr. President Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I thank the President of the General Assembly and Denmark, Grenada, Kenya, Portugal and Singapore for initiating and convening this High-level Meeting. As we are marking the 40th Anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Law of the Sea this year, it gives us the opportunity to …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 29 April 2022, GA Hall Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the 2022 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC), 04 April 2022 at CR-4, UNHQs

Mr. Chair, My delegation joins others in congratulating you on your assumption of the Chair of the 2022 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC). I also congratulate warmly the other members of the bureau on their election. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). …

Statement by Mr. Md Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the 2022 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC), 04 April 2022 at CR-4, UNHQs Read More »

Statement of Mr. Monwar Hossain, the Deputy Permanent, Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Side event entitled “Empowering women in early warnings and early action to reduce disaster risk” on the margins of the 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), Wednesday, 23 March 2022.

I thank you, Madam Moderator, for giving me the floor. At the outset, I thank colleagues from the UNDRR, WMO, IFRC and the Permanent Mission of Finland for organizing this timely event. The event coincides with the observance of the World Meteorological Day, which aims to reduce disaster risks by focusing on early warning systems. …

Statement of Mr. Monwar Hossain, the Deputy Permanent, Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Side event entitled “Empowering women in early warnings and early action to reduce disaster risk” on the margins of the 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), Wednesday, 23 March 2022. Read More »

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Side Event to the 66th Commission on the Status of Women, “A world we women and girls want: Lifestyle for the environment (LIFE)”, 21 March 2022

Thank you, Madam Chair for your kind introduction. Hon’ble Minister, Excellencies, Madame Chairperson, Distinguished Colleagues and Dear Friends, I thank the Permanent Mission of India and the All-India Women’s Education Fund Association (AIWEFA) for organizing today’s event. It is an honour to join the Hon’ble Minister, Madame Smriti Zubin Irani, in today’s discussion and to …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Side Event to the 66th Commission on the Status of Women, “A world we women and girls want: Lifestyle for the environment (LIFE)”, 21 March 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the CSW side event on: “We are Still Here! An Urgent Appeal for Investment in Local Women and Youth-Led Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Action in Response to the Rohingya Crisis”, 21 March 2022

Excellencies, Distinguished Panelists, My Dear Rohingya Sisters and Friends,  Warm greetings from New York to friends who have joined from everywhere! I thank the Permanent Mission of Canada, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) and the Global Justice Center for organizing today’s event on the sidelines of the CSW, and for inviting me make …

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the CSW side event on: “We are Still Here! An Urgent Appeal for Investment in Local Women and Youth-Led Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Action in Response to the Rohingya Crisis”, 21 March 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations on behalf of the Co-Chairs of the LDC5 Preparatory Committee, Bangladesh and Canada, At the First Part of the LDC5 Conference, 17 March 2022, General Assembly, United Nations

Honourable President of the Fifth United Nations Conference on LDCs Honourable President of Malawi Mr. Secretary-General Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen,   I have the honour to speak today, on behalf of Ambassador Robert Rae of Canada, and myself, in our capacity as the Co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee of the 5th United Nations …

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations on behalf of the Co-Chairs of the LDC5 Preparatory Committee, Bangladesh and Canada, At the First Part of the LDC5 Conference, 17 March 2022, General Assembly, United Nations Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 5: “Enhancing International Cooperation”, UN Headquarters New York, Thursday, 10 March 2022

I thank you Mr. President for giving me the floor. My delegation aligns itself with the statements of G-77 and China and the LDC group. In our national capacity, allow me to highlight three specific points: First, the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the inherent weaknesses of the UN; and the need for further reforming its …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 5: “Enhancing International Cooperation”, UN Headquarters New York, Thursday, 10 March 2022 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nirupam Dev Nath, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 4, “Protecting our planet and being prepared for the future, 3 March 2022, UN Headquarters New York

I thank you Mr. President for giving me the floor. I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening us today. I thank the Deputy Secretary General for her statement. My delegation aligns itself with the statements of G-77 and China and the LDC group. In our national capacity, we would like to highlight …

Statement by Mr. Nirupam Dev Nath, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 4, “Protecting our planet and being prepared for the future, 3 March 2022, UN Headquarters New York Read More »

Statement by Mr. Monwar Hossain, DPR and CDA, a.i. at the Emergency Special Session of the UNGA on Ukraine Crisis, 01 March 2022, GA Hall, UNHQ

Mr. President. Thank you for convening the 11th Emergency Special Session of the UNGA. Bangladesh expresses grave concern at the situation in Ukraine and calls for immediate cessation of the ongoing hostilities and military operations in the Ukrainian territory. Bangladesh believes that the obligations stipulated in the Charter of the United Nations regarding prohibition of …

Statement by Mr. Monwar Hossain, DPR and CDA, a.i. at the Emergency Special Session of the UNGA on Ukraine Crisis, 01 March 2022, GA Hall, UNHQ Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the Plenary Meeting of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, CR-2, 76th UNGA, New York, 10:00 am 22 February 2022

Mr. Chair As I am taking the floor for the first time, I warmly congratulate you on your election as the Chair of the Special Committee for 76th Session of the General Assembly. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Allow me …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the Plenary Meeting of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, CR-2, 76th UNGA, New York, 10:00 am 22 February 2022 Read More »