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National Defense College delegation visits United Nations Headquarters and Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations

New York, 07 October 2022:  A delegation of 29 members of the National Defense College of Bangladesh visited the United Nations Headquarters and the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations today. Commandant of National Defense College (NDC), Lieutenant General Md. Akbar Hossain led the delegation. The visit was held under “Overseas Study Tour-2” …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the 32nd Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 16 June 2022

Madam President, I warmly congratulate you and other members of the bureau on your election to lead this important session.  We have every confidence that you will steer the meeting to a productive outcome. You can count on my delegation’s full support. I wish to also extend my warm felicitations to all newly elected members …

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জাতিসংঘে বাংলাদেশ স্থায়ী মিশনে ঐতিহাসিক ৭ই মার্চের ভাষণের উপর আলোচনা

নিউইয়র্ক,  ০৭ মার্চ ২০২২: আজ জাতিসংঘে বাংলাদেশ স্থায়ী মিশনের বঙ্গবন্ধু মিলনায়তনে ইউনেস্কো’র ‘বিশ্ব প্রামাণ্য ঐতিহ্য’ হিসেবে স্বীকৃত সর্বকালের সর্বশ্রেষ্ঠ বাঙালি, জাতির পিতা বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখ মুজিবুর রহমানের ঐতিহাসিক ৭ই মার্চের ভাষণের দিনটিকে যথাযোগ্য মর্যাদায় উদযাপন করা হয়। জাতীয় পতাকা উত্তোলন ও জাতীয় সঙ্গীত পরিবেশনের মধ্য দিয়ে অনুষ্ঠানটির সূচনা করা হয়। এরপর বঙ্গবন্ধুর প্রতিকৃতিতে পুষ্পস্তবক অর্পন করা …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Fourth Committee Joint General Debate, 20 October 2021

Madame Chair, I congratulate you and other members of the Bureau on your election.  You can count on my delegation’s full support to your work. Madame Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement of NAM. At the outset, I thank all the briefers for their insightful briefing to this Committee under agenda items 50-63. Allow …

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Statement by H. E. Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP, Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh at the High-Level Meeting of the Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond Initiative Meeting of Heads of State and Government on “Jobs and social protection for poverty eradication” on 28 September 2021 at the United Nations in New York

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Hon’ble Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mr. Secretary General of the United Nations, Excellencies, Assalamu Alaikum, peace be upon you. Thank you for convening this meeting to build momentum for post COVID-19 economic recovery through job creation, social protection and poverty eradication. Excellencies, The twin crises of COVID-19 and climate change are threatening …

Statement by H. E. Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP, Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh at the High-Level Meeting of the Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond Initiative Meeting of Heads of State and Government on “Jobs and social protection for poverty eradication” on 28 September 2021 at the United Nations in New York Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United Nations and Vice-President of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS on behalf of the four Bureau Members at the Second Regular Session 2021, UNDP segment: Item 2 – Interactive Dialogue with the Administrator, 30 August 2021

  I thank you Madame President. I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of the four Bureau members of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board – Bulgaria, the Gambia, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and my own country, Bangladesh.​ I thank the UNDP Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner for his comprehensive statement on the activities of the UNDP and the new UNDP Strategic Plan for 2022-2025. …

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United Nations and Vice-President of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS on behalf of the four Bureau Members at the Second Regular Session 2021, UNDP segment: Item 2 – Interactive Dialogue with the Administrator, 30 August 2021 Read More »

Opening Remarks by Mr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative at Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York at the HLPF Side event on “Overcoming Social Barriers in the Care Economy for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery: Growth that Supports Everyone”, 13 July 2021

I thank you, Madam Moderator, for giving me the floor. We are happy to join Canada, Viet Nam  and UN Women to host this Meeting today. I thank Minister Hussen, Vice Minister Phuong, Deputy Executive Director Bhatia for their excellent remarks. Excellencies, Colleagues, Women share disproportionate burden of both paid and unpaid work of the …

Opening Remarks by Mr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative at Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York at the HLPF Side event on “Overcoming Social Barriers in the Care Economy for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery: Growth that Supports Everyone”, 13 July 2021 Read More »