The United Nations

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

'Bangladesh maintains zero tolerance policy towards extremism'

Bangladesh maintains a “zero tolerance” policy towards terrorism and violent extremism, says Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Rabab Fatima, at the UN Headquarters.

January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020

Bangladesh elected as the president of UNICEF Executive Board

Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected as the President of the UNICEF Executive Board at the elections of the Bureau held...

December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019

TIB wants transparency on UN role over Rohingyas crisis

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) wants transparency and accountability of the United Nations in management of the humanitarian crisis of Rohingyas.

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

Societies pay price when journalists targeted: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says societies as a whole pay a price when journalists are targeted.

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

UN human rights expert calls for targeted sanctions on Myanmar

A UN human rights expert on Myanmar has called for sanctions against Myanmar military-run companies and commanders responsible for serious rights violations.

September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019

PM reaches New York

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in New York via Abu Dhabi on an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

September 9, 2019
September 9, 2019

Masud Momen likely to become new foreign secretary

Masud Bin Momen, the current Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, is likely to become the next Foreign Secretary.

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

Bangladeshi cop dies in UN peacekeeping mission

A Bangladeshi police official died of sudden illness when he was on a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Atrocities on Rohingyas: UN warns Myanmar of withdrawing aid

The United Nations has warned Myanmar of withdrawing support in the Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apartheid” for Rohingyas, reported The Guardian.

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

Bangladesh elected ECOSOC members for 3yrs

Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the prestigious Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations for the term 2020-2022 from the Asia-Pacific region by securing 181 votes out...