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.
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 UN more than ever.
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.
Bangladesh has secured the top position among 118 countries in sending troops to the United Nations peacekeeping missions.
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.
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 centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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.
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 yesterday at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) wants transparency and accountability of the United Nations in management of the humanitarian crisis of Rohingyas.
A UN human rights expert on Myanmar has called for sanctions against Myanmar military-run companies and commanders responsible for serious rights violations.
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).
Masud Bin Momen, the current Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, is likely to become the next Foreign Secretary.
A Bangladeshi police official died of sudden illness when he was on a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
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.
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 of 191.
United Nations (UN) has posthumously awarded ‘Dag Hammarskjöld Medal’ to 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers as it observed ‘International Day of the UN Peacekeepers’.
Three top United Nations officials will visit Bangladesh from April 24-26 to highlight the need for supporting the humanitarian needs of Rohingya refugees sheltered in Cox’s Bazar.
Speakers at a seminar yesterday called upon the United Nations (UN) to officially recognise the mass killings by the Pakistani occupation army during the Liberation War in 1971 as genocide.
Visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng yesterday said the United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of the Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh at the international forum.