UN Organ or Entity: First Committee

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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Statement by Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN on Thematic Debate: “Disarmament Machinery”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 27 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). We wish to add the following remarks in our national capacity. Bangladesh remains an ardent proponent of multilateralism in the pursuit of general and complete disarmament. The complex security challenges in today’s world left no alternative to …

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Statement by Mr. Md. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN, New York, Thematic Debate: “Outer Space (disarmament aspects)”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 25 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Bangladesh considers outer space as a global common, beyond the jurisdiction of any one State. Therefore, we recognize access to outer space as an inalienable right of all States. We believe that the exploration and use of …

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Statement by Mr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Thematic Debate: “Regional Disarmament and Security” First Committee 77th Session United Nations General , 25 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Bangladesh acknowledges the critical importance of regional disarmament and security in the maintenance of international peace and security. We firmly believe that global and regional approaches to disarmament complement each other and should therefore be pursued simultaneously …

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Statement by Mr. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York on Thematic Debate: “Other Disarmament Measures and International Security”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 24 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The disarmament discourse continues to be redefined by rapid technological advancements, including emerging weapons technologies, artificial intelligence and biotechnology. Particularly, the revolution in information and communication technologies (lCT) and the Internet has fundamentally changed our way of …

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Statement by Mr. Monwar Hossain, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN on Thematic Debate: “Conventional Weapons”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 20 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). We share our concerns with other delegations at the growing number of losses of innocent lives through the unauthorized use of a variety of conventional weapons across the globe. It is critical that we universalize and implement …

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Statement by Mr. Rafiqul Alam Molla, Counsellor of Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York, Thematic Debate: “Other Disarmament Measures and International Security” , First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 20 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The disarmament discourse continues to be redefined by rapid technological advancements, including emerging weapons technologies, artificial intelligence and biotechnology. Particularly, the revolution in information and communication technologies (lCT) and the Internet has fundamentally changed our way of …

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Statement by H.E. Golam Faruk Prince, MP, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Thematic Debate: “Other Weapons of Mass Destruction”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 19 October 2022

Mr. Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Allow me to share our national position. The world today confronts diverse and unprecedented security challenges. These challenges and in particular, conflict in Ukraine have shaken the foundations of international peace and security.  Our common hope for …

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Statement by H.E. Muhammad A. Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, Thematic Debate: “Nuclear Weapons”, First Committee 77th Session United Nations General, 17 October 2022

Mr. Chair, I thank you. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Allow me to speak in my national capacity. Nuclear Weapons continue to pose the greatest threat to humankind. The humanitarian and environmental consequences of nuclear weapons are endless. Yet, our present and future generations …

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Statement by H.E. Muhammad A. Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Debate of the First Committee of the 77th UNGA, 03 October 2022

Mr. Chair, I warmly congratulate you and Members of the Bureau on your election to the First Committee.  I am confident that under your able stewardship, we will have a productive session. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Allow me to share our national position. …

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