UN Organ or Entity: Third Committee

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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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Debate of the Third Committee, 75th Session of the General Assembly (UNHQ, 05 October 2020)

  Madam Chair, Warmest congratulations on your election. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statements delivered by Guyana on behalf of the Group-77 and China. [Madam Chair] Our meeting is taking place at a time when the world is reeling from an unprecedented crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The reports presented to the Committee by …

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Statement by Shah Asif Rahman, Minister, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations, at the Briefing to Member States on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Youth 2030 Strategy launch on 16 September 2020

Mr. Chair, Excellencies, Organizers of today’s event- the Slovak and Sri Lankan Missions Ladies and Gentlemen, We are happy to join this briefing as part of the 2nd year of launching the “Youth 2030 Strategy”. In 2015, the international community recognized the importance of youth to implement the Agenda 2030 as “agents of change”. The …

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Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, at the United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace convened by the President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly The Culture of Peace: Change our world for the better in the age of COVID-19 Thursday, 10 September 2020, …

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Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Virtual Observance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Statement by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Virtual Observance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July 2020 Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Dear Colleagues. As a member of the Group of Friends, I align myself with the statement delivered by earlier you, Mr. Chairman. I would like to …

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Statement by H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the Consultation on Review of the Human Rights Treaty Body System 2 June 2020 at 10am

Mr. President. Madam High Commissioner. Mr. Co-Facilitators. Excellencies. I congratulate you, Mr. Co-facilitators, on your appointment to lead this important process. We are confident that under your able leadership this review would bring about much-needed changes to the treaty body system. I thank the PGA and the High Commissioner for being with us today and …

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Remarks by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the High Level Video Conference on ‘’The Role of Religious Leaders in Addressing the Multiple Challenges of COVID-19’’, 12 May, 2020

Distinguished Panelists, Your Eminences, and Excellencies – good morning. I thank my dear friend Ambassador Omar Hilale and the Kingdom of Morocco for organizing this important event. I also thank the Secretary General, the President of the General Assembly, and other eminent religious personalities and distinguished panelists for their valuable insights. Religious leaders occupy a …

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Statement by Shah Asif Rahman, Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN, at the 58th Commission for Social Development on Agenda item 3 on 13 February 2020, Conference Room 4, UNHQ, New York

Thank you, Madam Chair. Let me join others in congratulating you and other members of the Bureau on your elections.  You can count on my delegation’s full support. Bangladesh aligns itself with the statement made earlier by G77 and China. We thank the Secretary-General for his informative report which sets a good basis for our …

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Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN to introduce the draft resolution: Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (A/74/L.23) under the Agenda Item-15: Culture of Peace General Assembly Hall, UNHQs, 1000 hrs, 12 December 2019

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN to introduce the draft resolution: Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (A/74/L.23) under the Agenda Item-15: Culture of Peace General Assembly Hall, UNHQs, 1000 hrs, 12 December 2019 Madam President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, …

Statement by H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN to introduce the draft resolution: Follow-up to the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (A/74/L.23) under the Agenda Item-15: Culture of Peace General Assembly Hall, UNHQs, 1000 hrs, 12 December 2019 Read More »

Statement by H.E. Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Debate of the 74th Session UNGA on agenda item: 65 Report of the Human Rights Council 01 November 2019, GA Hall, UNHQ, New York

Statement by H.E. Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN at the General Debate of the 74th Session UNGA on agenda item: 65 Report of the Human Rights Council 01 November 2019, GA Hall, UNHQ, New York Mr. President, Bangladesh welcomes the President of the Human Rights Council to …

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