The United Nations

April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021

Bangladesh elected member of UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Bangladesh has been elected a member of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), for a three-year term beginning from January 2022.

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

Geopolitical rivalries should not weaken UN: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for not allowing geopolitical rivalries to weaken the United Nations as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that both developed and developing nations need the...

September 15, 2020
September 15, 2020

Bangladesh elected as executive member of three UN bodies

Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the executive board of three United Nations organisations -- UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS – by securing the highest votes for the term 2021-2023.

September 13, 2020
September 13, 2020

Bangladesh takes the lead in sending troops to UN Peacekeeping Missions

Bangladesh has secured the top position among 118 countries in sending troops to the United Nations peacekeeping missions.

August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020

UN features Bangladeshi architect Rizvi as ‘Real Life Hero’

The United Nations has featured Bangladeshi architect Rizvi Hassan as ‘Real Life Hero’ on its website, to appreciate his contribution in building a safe space for Rohingya women refugees.

May 30, 2020
May 30, 2020

UN issues stamps marking Peacekeepers Day, birth centenary of Bangabandhu

The UN Postal Administration, jointly with the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in New York, has issued a set of commemorative stamps as a tribute to UN peacekeepers and marking the birth...

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.