UN Organ or Entity: General Assembly

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the General Discussion on the Organization of Work of the Fifth Committee at the Second Resumed Session of the UNGA 78 on 06 May 2024 at Conference Room 3, UNHQs

Mr. Chairman, I thank you for giving me the floor. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Uganda on behalf of the Group of 77 and China. Allow me to highlight a few other issues in my national capacity. Being a steadfast supporter and longstanding contributor to the UN peacekeeping operations, Bangladesh attaches special …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the General Discussion on the Organization of Work of the Fifth Committee at the Second Resumed Session of the UNGA 78 on 06 May 2024 at Conference Room 3, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNGA Plenary debate pursuant to res. 76/262 (use of veto on “Admission of New Members”) at GA Hall, UNHQs on 01 May 2024.

Mr. President,  We thank you for convening today’s plenary debate pursuant to resolution 76/262, on the use of veto on 18 April 2024 in the UN Security Council, by one Permanent Member, on the resolution recommending the admission of the State of Palestine as a full member of the United Nations. Mr. President, It has …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNGA Plenary debate pursuant to res. 76/262 (use of veto on “Admission of New Members”) at GA Hall, UNHQs on 01 May 2024. Read More »

Statement by Mr. Toufiq Islam Shatil, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 46th session of the Committee on Information on 30 April 2024 at Conference room 1, UNHQs

Mr. Chair, I congratulate you for assuming the Chairmanship of the Committee. I also join others commending you and the members of the Bureau for the excellent leadership and the work done by the Committee. We welcome Haiti and Uganda in the Committee as new member. We thank USG Melissa Fleming for her informative and …

Statement by Mr. Toufiq Islam Shatil, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 46th session of the Committee on Information on 30 April 2024 at Conference room 1, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by H.E. Muhammad A. Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the use of veto at GA Hall, UNHQs on 23 April 2024

Mr. President, I thank you for convening today’s important debate on the ‘Use of Veto’ under Agenda item 63. This is important in the context of the ongoing serious polarization in the Council, resulting into unfortunate stalemate on a number of issues that are major threats to international peace and security. Bangladesh continues to reiterate …

Statement by H.E. Muhammad A. Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, the Plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the use of veto at GA Hall, UNHQs on 23 April 2024 Read More »

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Informal meeting of the plenary on Human Security on 02 April 2024 at Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQs

Mr. Moderator,  I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening this informal meeting of the plenary on the Fourth Report of the SG on Human Security. I thank the Secretary-General for his report and his briefing. We deeply appreciate his presence here today. We express our sincere appreciation to the distinguished panelists for …

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Informal meeting of the plenary on Human Security on 02 April 2024 at Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by H.E. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 2024 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC) on 01 April 2022 at CR-3, UNHQs

Mr. Chair, My delegation joins others in congratulating you on your assumption as the Chair of the 2024 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC). We also congratulate the vice-chairs and chairs of the Working Group on their appointments. We are confident that under your able stewardship, we will have a productive session. My …

Statement by H.E. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 2024 substantive session of the UN Disarmament Commission (UNDC) on 01 April 2022 at CR-3, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by Mr. Toufiq Islam Shatil, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly, “Thematic Debate on the Role and Authority of the General Assembly” on 28 March 2024 at ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQs

  Distinguished co-chairs.  Let me begin by thanking you for convening the first thematic debate on the Role and Authority of the General Assembly in accordance with the resolution 77/335. We thank the President of the General Assembly for his valuable remarks and the Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific for …

Statement by Mr. Toufiq Islam Shatil, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly, “Thematic Debate on the Role and Authority of the General Assembly” on 28 March 2024 at ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQs Read More »

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh at the 7th substantive session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on Capacity Building Section on 07 March 2024 at CR-4, UNHQs

Thank you, Mr. Chair.   Bangladesh reaffirms that capacity building is at the core of the success of this group. There is no denial that developing countries are in critical need of robust capacity building to develop the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to effectively implement responsible state behavior in the use of ICTs. The …

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh at the 7th substantive session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on Capacity Building Section on 07 March 2024 at CR-4, UNHQs Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the 6th substantive session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on International Law at CR-04, UNHQs on 06 March 2024

Thank you, Mr. Chair. As highlighted in previous sessions, Bangladesh reaffirms that international law, and particularly the Charter of the United Nations in its entirety, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law, are applicable to maintain peace, stability, and promote an open, secure, stable, accessible, and peaceful ICT environment. We also emphasize that principles …

Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the 6th substantive session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on International Law at CR-04, UNHQs on 06 March 2024 Read More »

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the 7th Substantive Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on Rules, Norms and Principles on 05 March, 2024 at CR-4, UNHQs

Thank you, Mr. Chair. My delegation commends your efforts in presenting the Chair’s Discussion Paper on a Checklist of Practical Actions for the Implementation of Voluntary, Non-binding Norms of Responsible State Behaviors in the Use of ICTs.  Which, in our view, is a solid basis and my delegation fully subscribe to it to further our …

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the 7th Substantive Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG) on Rules, Norms and Principles on 05 March, 2024 at CR-4, UNHQs Read More »