UN Organ or Entity: Second Committee

Statement by Mr. Md. Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Missions to the United Nations at the preparatory meeting of the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018–2028, 25 October 2022

Thank you, Mr. President, for convening this important preparatory meeting of the UN Conference on Water. Bangladesh commends the leadership of the two co-hosts, the Kingdom of Netherlands and the Republic of Tajikistan, for guiding the process thus far and sharing the five proposed themes for our consideration. Mr. President, We support these themes as …

Statement by Mr. Md. Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Missions to the United Nations at the preparatory meeting of the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018–2028, 25 October 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Discussion on Item 19: Follow-up to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) & Item 23: (b) South-South cooperation for development, Thursday, 14 October 2022, 10 am to 1 pm, UN Headquarters, CR-2

I thank you, Madam Chair, for giving me the floor. Madam Chair, The New Urban Agenda is an important accelerator of the decade of action and a critical enabler for achieving sustainable development goal 11 on ‘sustainable cities and communities.’ Six years have passed since the adoption of the New Urban Agenda, but its implementation …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Discussion on Item 19: Follow-up to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) & Item 23: (b) South-South cooperation for development, Thursday, 14 October 2022, 10 am to 1 pm, UN Headquarters, CR-2 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at the Fifth Committee, Agenda Item 138: Proposed programme budget 2023, Special Political Missions, 77th Session of the UN General Assembly, 14 October 2022, Conference Room 3

Mr. Chair, I thank you for giving me the floor. I also thank the Secretariat for introducing the report of the Secretary-General on estimates in respect of special political missions. My heartfelt thanks also go to Mr. Abdallah Bachar Bong, Chair of the ACABQ for introducing the ACABQ’s report on this issue.   Mr. Chair, …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at the Fifth Committee, Agenda Item 138: Proposed programme budget 2023, Special Political Missions, 77th Session of the UN General Assembly, 14 October 2022, Conference Room 3 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith at the General Discussion on Groups of countries in special situations, Thursday, 13 October 2022, 3-6 pm, UN Headquarters, CR-2

I thank you, Madam Chair, for giving me the floor. My delegation aligns itself with the statements made by the chairs of the LDC Group and the G-77 & China. Excellencies, Colleagues, We welcome the reports of the Secretary General on the implementation of the Doha Programme of Action and on “options for a system …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith at the General Discussion on Groups of countries in special situations, Thursday, 13 October 2022, 3-6 pm, UN Headquarters, CR-2 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nation a at the General Discussions on Agenda Item 24: Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition,12 October 2022

 Madam Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statements of the LDC group and the Group of G-77 and China.   Madam Chair, The world is facing a grave food crisis. The recently released State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report 2022 painted a gloomy picture of how nearly a billion people went …

Statement by Mr. Md Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nation a at the General Discussions on Agenda Item 24: Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition,12 October 2022 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Missions to the United Nations at the General Discussions on Agenda Item 18: Sustainable Development and Sub-items, 10 October 2022

Madam Chair, Bangladesh aligns itself with the statements of the LDC group and the G-77 and China.   Madam Chair, The momentum towards implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been challenged by multiple interlinked, crises- the pandemic, Ukraine conflicts, and climate change, to name a few. Halfway through 2030, the world is …

Statement by Mr. Md. Faruk Hossain, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Missions to the United Nations at the General Discussions on Agenda Item 18: Sustainable Development and Sub-items, 10 October 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in Geneva at the General Debate of the Second Committee of the 76thSession of the United Nations General Assembly on 04 October 2022

I warmly congratulate you, Madam Chair, and other members of the bureau on your elections My delegation aligns itself with the statements made by the Chairs of the G77 and the LDCs.   Madam Chair, We are passing through an unprecedented time defined by overlapping crises of COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical tensions, and climate change. The …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in Geneva at the General Debate of the Second Committee of the 76thSession of the United Nations General Assembly on 04 October 2022 Read More »

Statement by H E Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the 77th UNGA High-Level meeting on ‘Sustainable Housing’, 21 September 2022, New York

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim H.E. Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera , President of Malwai, H.E. Mr. Sanjay Verma, Vice-Minister, Ministry of External Affairs, India, H.E. Michal Mlynár , Permanent Representative, Slovak Republic to the UN, Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. Assalamu Alaikum and a very good morning. It is my pleasure to join …

Statement by H E Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the 77th UNGA High-Level meeting on ‘Sustainable Housing’, 21 September 2022, New York Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shariar Alam, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Ministerial Roundtable “Accelerating achievement of the SDGs by 2030: addressing on-going crises and overcoming challenges

I thank you, Mr. President. Excellencies, We are amid a turbulent time defined by multiple and overlapping crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed our decades of development gains. The climate change continues to remain an existential threat. The war in Ukraine, along with other protracted conflicts, adds manifold to these pre-existing challenges. In Bangladesh, we …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shariar Alam, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Ministerial Roundtable “Accelerating achievement of the SDGs by 2030: addressing on-going crises and overcoming challenges Read More »

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNDP segment of Annual Session 2022, 08 June 2022

I thank you, Madam President. We align ourselves with the statement delivered by Pakistan on behalf of G-77 and China. I also thank the UNDP Administrator for his comprehensive briefing especially for highlighting the progress made with data and results on the ground.   Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, We are battling the multidimensional impacts of the …

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNDP segment of Annual Session 2022, 08 June 2022 Read More »