UN Organ or Entity: First Committee

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 »

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 »

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 Existing and potential threat, at CR-4, UNHQs on 05 March, 2024.

Thank you, Mr. Chair. It’s a pleasure to see you in the work of this Group. My delegation extends its genuine gratitude to you and your skilled team for steering this group with excellence. Rest assured; you have our unwavering support in all your endeavors. Mr. Chair, During the 6th substantive session in last December, …

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 Existing and potential threat, at CR-4, UNHQs on 05 March, 2024. Read More »

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh 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), Regular Institutional Dialogue at CR-1, UNHQS, 15 December 2023

Thank you, Mr. Chair. The Second APR laid a valuable foundation for regular institutional dialogue on responsible state behavior in cyberspace through a list of common elements. Bangladesh’s position on Regular Institutional Dialogue is very clear. We reaffirm that a future mechanism for regular institutional dialogue would be a single-track, state-led, permanent mechanism under the …

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh 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), Regular Institutional Dialogue at CR-1, UNHQS, 15 December 2023 Read More »

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh 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), Capacity Building Section at CR-1, UNHQs,14 December 2023

Thank you, Mr. Chair. Bangladesh believes that capacity building is at the core of the success of this group. As you mentioned, Chair, in your opening remarks of this session, we are only as strong as our weakest link. There is a resounding call that the developing countries are in critical need of robust capacity …

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh 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), Capacity Building Section at CR-1, UNHQs,14 December 2023 Read More »

Intervention 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), International Law, at CR-1, UNHQs, 13 December 2023

Thank you, Mr. Chair. Bangladesh believes 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 reiterate that principles of international law encompass respect for …

Intervention 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), International Law, at CR-1, UNHQs, 13 December 2023 Read More »

Intervention 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), at CR-3, UNHQs, 12 December 2023

Thank you, Mr. Chair. Bangladesh emphasizes the shared responsibility of all nations in maintaining international peace and security within the cyber domain. As the use of new and emerging technologies continues to increase, so do the vulnerabilities. In this context, establishing clear and agreed-upon norms serves as a crucial normative framework for ensuring stability and …

Intervention 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), at CR-3, UNHQs, 12 December 2023 Read More »

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the intersessional session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG), Existing and potential threat at CR-1, UNHQs, 11 December 2023

Thank you, Mr. Chair. Very good to see you at the 6th Substantive Session of the OEWG on security of and in the use of ICT. My delegation expresses its sincere appreciation to you and your able team for guiding this group in an excellent manner. You can count on my delegation’s full support in …

Intervention by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor at the intersessional session of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025 (OEWG), Existing and potential threat at CR-1, UNHQs, 11 December 2023 Read More »