UN Organ or Entity: Fourth Committee

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York, on behalf of NAM, in its capacity as coordinator of the NAM Caucus in the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), after the consideration of the draft resolution on Peacebuilding Financing, Thursday, 08 September 2022, 3 pm

Mr. President, I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement. NAM wishes to express its sincere appreciation and congratulations to the co-facilitators, Ambassador Martin Kimani and Ambassador Anna Karin Enestrom, for their successful steering of the intergovernmental consultations on financing for peacebuilding and presenting the draft resolution for adoption …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York, on behalf of NAM, in its capacity as coordinator of the NAM Caucus in the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), after the consideration of the draft resolution on Peacebuilding Financing, Thursday, 08 September 2022, 3 pm Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at the open debate of the Security Council on “Peace and security in Africa: Capacity-building for Sustaining Peace”, Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Mr. President, I congratulate the delegation of China for assuming the presidency of the Security Council for the month of August 2022 and thank for organizing this very important debate.  I appreciate Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Africa and AU’s Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security for their insights. Mr. President, I wish to highlight …

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Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Debate in the Opening of the 2022 Session of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping (C-34), 14 February 2022

Mr. Chair, Let me begin by congratulate the Bureau of C34 for their re-election. My delegation aligns itself with the statement delivered by Morocco on behalf of NAM. Mr. Chair, Peacekeeping has always been a priority for Bangladesh. We have gradually increased our contribution to UN peacekeeping in quantity and effectiveness. At present, Bangladesh is …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the 2022 First Regular Session of the UNICEF Executive Board 10 am – 01 pm, 08 February 2022

I thank you, Mr. President. Great to see you in the chair! I warmly congratulate you and other members of the Bureau on your election. I would like to start by warmly congratulating Ms. Catherine Russell on her appointment as the Executive Secretary.    UNICEF is very special to Bangladesh; and we look forward to continuing …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the Peacebuilding Commission, 16thSession, Organizational Committee Meeting, Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues,   It is an honour and privilege for my delegation to be elected as the Chair of the 16th session of the Peacebuilding Commission. This is the second time that we assume this responsibility.  In 2012, my Foreign Minister [who was then our PR here] served as the Chair of the Commission.  …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the Peacebuilding Commission, 16thSession, Organizational Committee Meeting, Tuesday, 1 February 2022 Read More »

Remarks by H. E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the PBC: Ambassadorial-level meeting on 1. Update on the PBF; 2. Quarterly report by CSC Chairs, 28 July 2021

Mr. Chair, I thank you for organizing today’s meeting. I thank ASG Taranko for sharing updates on PBF’s activities during the second quarter of 2021. I hank the PBC Chair for his initiatives and efforts to strengthen the synergies between the Commission and the Peacebuilding Fund, including his efforts towards exploring new avenues of financing …

Remarks by H. E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the PBC: Ambassadorial-level meeting on 1. Update on the PBF; 2. Quarterly report by CSC Chairs, 28 July 2021 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the virtual side event on the “Protection of civilians in UN Peacekeeping Missions: a collective endeavor”, 27 May 2021

I thank you, Madame Moderator. I thank you, Ambassador Ronaldo Costa Filho. I also thank my friends, the PRs of El Salvador and Guatemala for co-hosting this event with us, in observance of this year’s POC week. Earlier today, the UN paid tribute to our fallen heroes in peacekeeping.  Bangladesh lost 8 of her valiant …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the Ambassadorial-level virtual meeting of the Peacebuilding Commission on “Institution Building”, 17 May 2021

Mr. Chairman, I thank you for organizing today’s meeting on an area to which my delegation attaches high importance. Let me also commend you on the excellent stewardship of the Commission’s work. I thank Mr. Achim Steiner and the other briefers from Colombia, India and Niger for their very useful and insightful presentations. Much to …

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Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the launching of the Group of Friends on Safety and Security of the Peacekeepers, 27 April 2021

Thank you, Ambassador Zhang Jun. I commend you and all co-chairs, my good friends, Amb. Ronaldo, Valentine and Koba, for your leadership and timely initiative to form this Group of Friends on Safety and Security of the Peacekeepers. Bangladesh is very pleased to join this group. It is also good to have USG Lacroix, USG …

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