UN Organ or Entity: Sixth Committee

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the panel discussion on “Safe participation of victims of terrorism in criminal justice processes” during the High-Level Meeting on the United Nations Global Congress of Victims of Terrorism, 9 September 2022, Conference Room-1, United Nations Headquarters

  Thank you, Mr. Moderator. I also thank all the panelists for their insightful remarks. Acts of terrorism leave deep marks on the society as well as on individual victims. In order to ensure that the counter terrorism measures are effective and sustainable, the victims of terrorism and their families must be allowed to seek …

Statement by H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the panel discussion on “Safe participation of victims of terrorism in criminal justice processes” during the High-Level Meeting on the United Nations Global Congress of Victims of Terrorism, 9 September 2022, Conference Room-1, United Nations Headquarters Read More »

Statement by Rear Admiral Md. Khurshed Alam, Secretary of the Maritime Affairs Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the negotiation of the 5th BBNJ Conference, 24 August 2022, United Nations Headquarters

Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen Good evening. Bangladesh delegation strongly stresses on the inclusion of common heritage of mankind principle at article five of the draft BBNJ Agreement. The basic UN resolution 2749 of 17 December 1970 clearly stipulates that the Area as well as its resources are the common heritage of mankind on …

Statement by Rear Admiral Md. Khurshed Alam, Secretary of the Maritime Affairs Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the negotiation of the 5th BBNJ Conference, 24 August 2022, United Nations Headquarters Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the general debate on the Annual Report of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica, 02 August 2022

Mr. President Mr. Secretary-General, Bangladesh delegation warmly congratulates the elected President and the Vice Presidents of the 27th Session of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority. The Bureau can count on our delegation’s full support and cooperation. We commend the Secretary-General H.E. Michael W. Lodge for his comprehensive presentation on his various reports highlighting …

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the general debate on the Annual Report of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica, 02 August 2022 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at commemorative event to mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption and opening for signature of the Convention and sixtieth anniversary of the Independence of Jamaica, 01 August 2022, 27th Session of the Assembly of International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica

Mr. President Mr. Secretary-General, Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I have the honor to deliver this statement in my national capacity.   I thank the International Seabed Authority, at the request of the Government of Jamaica, for convening this special event to mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Law …

Statement by Mr. Nasir Uddin, Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at commemorative event to mark the 40th anniversary of the adoption and opening for signature of the Convention and sixtieth anniversary of the Independence of Jamaica, 01 August 2022, 27th Session of the Assembly of International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the virtual ICC Ambassadorial Meeting with ICC President, 30 June 2022

Mr. Chair,  I thank the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein for convening this meeting.  I also thank the President of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Piotr Hofmański for his presence and insightful remarks. On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the entry into force of the Rome Statute, I warmly congratulate all State Parties and the members of the International Criminal Court. The adoption of the Rome Statute is an …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the virtual ICC Ambassadorial Meeting with ICC President, 30 June 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the 32nd Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 16 June 2022

Madam President, I warmly congratulate you and other members of the bureau on your election to lead this important session.  We have every confidence that you will steer the meeting to a productive outcome. You can count on my delegation’s full support. I wish to also extend my warm felicitations to all newly elected members …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the 32nd Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 16 June 2022 Read More »

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNFPA segment of Annual Session 2022, 07 June 2022

I thank you, Madam President. So good to see you in the Chair and happy to be back in person. Excellencies, I thank Executive Director Natalia Kanem for her comprehensive briefing. We are happy to see significant progress in achieving UNFPA’s vision of achieving the “three zeros” despite unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. And …

Statement of H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the UNFPA segment of Annual Session 2022, 07 June 2022 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the virtual Launching event of the International Gender Champion Network’s Impact Group on Research and Ocean for Women (IGROW), 07 June 2022

President of the General Assembly, Foreign Minister Fekita Utoikamanu, Secretary General of ISBA, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, Dear Colleagues, A very good morning to you all. I thank Secretary-General Michael Lodge and Ambassador Tone for convening this meeting of the Impact Group on Research and Oceans for Women (IGROW). I commend you both for your leadership …

Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima Ambassador & Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the virtual Launching event of the International Gender Champion Network’s Impact Group on Research and Ocean for Women (IGROW), 07 June 2022 Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 29 April 2022, GA Hall

Mr. President Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I thank the President of the General Assembly and Denmark, Grenada, Kenya, Portugal and Singapore for initiating and convening this High-level Meeting. As we are marking the 40th Anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Law of the Sea this year, it gives us the opportunity to …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the High-Level Commemorative Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 29 April 2022, GA Hall Read More »

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the Plenary Meeting of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, CR-2, 76th UNGA, New York, 10:00 am 22 February 2022

Mr. Chair As I am taking the floor for the first time, I warmly congratulate you on your election as the Chair of the Special Committee for 76th Session of the General Assembly. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Allow me …

Statement by Mr. Md. Monwar Hossain, PhD, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York at the Plenary Meeting of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization, CR-2, 76th UNGA, New York, 10:00 am 22 February 2022 Read More »