UN Organ or Entity: Second Committee

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Shahriar Alam, MP Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh at the Security Council Open Debate on “conflict and food security” Thursday, May 19, 2022, Security Council Chamber

Mr. President, I thank you for convening this timely meeting on “conflict and food security”. I also thank the Secretary-General and the other briefers for their insightful remarks on this important issue. Global efforts for achieving a world without hunger have gone seriously off-track. The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed our decades of progress. The 2021 …

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Statement by H. E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh at the General Debate of the First International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) at the United Nations,New York on Thursday, 19 May 2022

Mr. President, I thank you for convening the first International Migration Review Forum. In 2016, Bangladesh first mooted the idea of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). This year, with the convening of the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF), our vision and engagements seem to have completed a full circle. …

Statement by H. E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Bangladesh at the General Debate of the First International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) at the United Nations,New York on Thursday, 19 May 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs as a panelist at the international Migration Review Forum: Round Table four, Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 10:00 to 13:00, Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters

Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Morocco, Chief of the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan USG DESA Distinguished panelists, Excellencies, ladies, and gentlemen, I am honored to be part of this distinguished panel. And I am happy to focus on objective 23 of the GCM, which aims to enhance international cooperation and global partnership. This is an …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs as a panelist at the international Migration Review Forum: Round Table four, Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 10:00 to 13:00, Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations on behalf of the Co-Chairs of the LDC5 Preparatory Committee, Bangladesh and Canada, At the First Part of the LDC5 Conference, 17 March 2022, General Assembly, United Nations

Honourable President of the Fifth United Nations Conference on LDCs Honourable President of Malawi Mr. Secretary-General Excellencies Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen,   I have the honour to speak today, on behalf of Ambassador Robert Rae of Canada, and myself, in our capacity as the Co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee of the 5th United Nations …

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations on behalf of the Co-Chairs of the LDC5 Preparatory Committee, Bangladesh and Canada, At the First Part of the LDC5 Conference, 17 March 2022, General Assembly, United Nations Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 5: “Enhancing International Cooperation”, UN Headquarters New York, Thursday, 10 March 2022

I thank you Mr. President for giving me the floor. My delegation aligns itself with the statements of G-77 and China and the LDC group. In our national capacity, allow me to highlight three specific points: First, the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the inherent weaknesses of the UN; and the need for further reforming its …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 5: “Enhancing International Cooperation”, UN Headquarters New York, Thursday, 10 March 2022 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nirupam Dev Nath, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 4, “Protecting our planet and being prepared for the future, 3 March 2022, UN Headquarters New York

I thank you Mr. President for giving me the floor. I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening us today. I thank the Deputy Secretary General for her statement. My delegation aligns itself with the statements of G-77 and China and the LDC group. In our national capacity, we would like to highlight …

Statement by Mr. Nirupam Dev Nath, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the high-level meeting on “Our Common Agenda”, Thematic Cluster 4, “Protecting our planet and being prepared for the future, 3 March 2022, UN Headquarters New York Read More »

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the UNGA Meeting on Thematic Cluster 1 “Accelerating and Scaling up the SDGs, leaving no-one behind”, Thursday, 10 February 2022

  I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening us today. I also thank the UN Secretary General for his comprehensive statement. My delegation aligns itself with the statements of G-77 and China and the UN75 Leaders’ Network. Mr. President, The Secretary General’s report “Our Common Agenda” provides us an ambitious roadmap for …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN in New York at the UNGA Meeting on Thematic Cluster 1 “Accelerating and Scaling up the SDGs, leaving no-one behind”, Thursday, 10 February 2022 Read More »