UN Organ or Entity: Third Committee

Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations At the General Debate of the Third Committee of the Third Committee, UNHQ, 04 October 2021

Mr. Chair, At the outset, let me congratulate you and other members of the Bureau on your election.  You can count on my delegation’s full support and cooperation. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement delivered by Guinea on behalf of Group 77 and China.  Allow me to share a few thoughts in my national capacity. …

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Statement by H.E. Ambassador Rabab Fatima Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations at the United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace Thursday, 07 September 2021

I thank you, Sir/Mr. Chair. [I thank you for once again bringing us together; and for ensuring such an impressive line-up of participants despite the challenges of a virtual meeting.  The interest and commitment to this issue is evident in the large participation that we have now; and to your amazing convening power.]   Mr. …

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Statement of H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the Generation Equality Forum, Paris “Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality” Action Coalition, 01 July 2021

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Excellencies, I thank the organizers for convening this important forum. At Beijing in 1995,the world community made bold commitments for women empowerment. Many of those promises, unfortunately, remain unfulfilled. Globally, women’s participation in politics, economy and labour force is not encouraging. Today, only 25% of parliamentarians are women, while women participation in …

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Welcome remarks by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the High-Level Virtual Roundtable on “Autism and the Covid-19 Pandemic: How Technology Can Support Equitable Global Response and Recovery” on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day 2021, 06 April 2021

Thank you, dear Alya. Excellencies, ASG Maria-Francesca, Distinguished Panelists, Mr. Andy Shih, Dear Friends and Colleagues – good morning and on behalf of all co-sponsors, I join Amb. Alya Al-Thani, to extend a very warm welcome to our event today marking World Autism Day. We are very pleased to have an outstanding panel of experts …

Welcome remarks by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the High-Level Virtual Roundtable on “Autism and the Covid-19 Pandemic: How Technology Can Support Equitable Global Response and Recovery” on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day 2021, 06 April 2021 Read More »

Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Parament Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the High-Level Panel on COVID 19 and Older Persons, 30 March 2021 (virtual)  11th Session of the Working Group on Ageing

  Thank you, Madame Chair, for your excellent leadership in this difficult time.  I also thank the panelists for their insightful remarks. This has been a very rich discussion. Let me begin by paying my condolences for the sad loss of the elderly people to the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, the impact of the pandemic for …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN for the introduction of the draft resolution entitled “Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace” (A/75/L.28) under the Agenda Item-15: Culture of Peace at the General Assembly Hall, UNHQs on 01 December 2020

Madam President, On behalf of the Bangladesh delegation and 99 co-sponsors, I have the honour to introduce draft resolution entitled “Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace” (A/75/L.28). This year, considering the constraints posed by the pandemic, we decided to have a technical rollover of the resolution from last …

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN for the introduction of the draft resolution entitled “Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace” (A/75/L.28) under the Agenda Item-15: Culture of Peace at the General Assembly Hall, UNHQs on 01 December 2020 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the 13th Conference of the State Parties to the CRPD, 30 November 2020 (submitted as e-statement)

President of the 13th COSP, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates. I congratulate you and the Bureau on your election. As an early signatory to the CRPD and its Optional Protocol, Bangladesh remains deeply committed to implementing CRPD and upholding the rights of persons with disabilities.  As we go through the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19 pandemic, we must …

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General Statement of Bangladesh delegation after adoption of the resolution (A/C.3/75/L.34) Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar by the Third Committee of the 75th session of the UNGA on 18 November 2020, UNHQs, New York

I thank you Madam Chair, I wish to thank all Member States for their support extended to the adoption of this resolution with a strong mandate, we are especially grateful to the members of the OIC and the EU & other co-sponsor. As we have repeatedly stated, we look at this resolution not as a …

General Statement of Bangladesh delegation after adoption of the resolution (A/C.3/75/L.34) Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar by the Third Committee of the 75th session of the UNGA on 18 November 2020, UNHQs, New York Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Virtual Conference on “Sustaining Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response” on 22 October 2020

At the outset, I would like to thank the co-hosts for inviting us to speak at this important Conference on “Sustaining Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response”. We acknowledge the continued humanitarian assistance that the international community has been providing for these displaced people from Myanmar. We are in the fourth year of the latest …

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