UN Peacekeeping Mission

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

The power of partnerships: Why supporting our peacekeepers matters more now than ever

UN peacekeeping is not alone in this endeavour. Many partners work alongside us in the cause of peace.  

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

JS body on defence ministry wants tour to see UN peacekeeping mission

After the parliamentary body on the Ministry of Railways wanting foreign tour to gain experience, now the parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Defence wants to go abroad to see the activities of Bangladesh Armed Forces members in the United Nations peacekeeping missions.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Keen on taking more Bangladeshi peacekeepers: UN officials tell Army Chief

Bangladesh Army Chief, General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, held bilateral meetings with several senior officials of the UN Headquarters on various issues of mutual interest, including peacekeeping operations.

October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019

110 police men leave for Mali

A 110-member contingent of Bangladesh Police leaves Dhaka by a chartered aircraft to join a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Body of Rowshan Ara brought back

The mortal remains of Bangladesh Police’s top woman officer Rowshan Ara Begum, killed in a road crash in Congo last Sunday, are brought back home.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

Bangladesh army's role lauded by int'l community

A US General on Tuesday heartily praised the Bangladesh military for its impressive record of achievements since its founding, saying

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Bangladeshi UN peacekeeper killed in South Sudan ambush

A Bangladeshi peacekeeper in South Sudan is killed today when an aid convoy was ambushed in the west of the country, the United Nations mission says.

May 19, 2018
May 19, 2018

Peace begins with smile

When one walks through the entrance to the Bangladesh Rapidly Deployable Battalion headquarters in Bunia of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the first thing that catches the eye is a huge plaque that says "Peace begins with a smile".

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

Bangladesh 3rd in providing UN peacekeeping troops

Bangladesh is the third largest contributor of army personnel in UN peacekeeping missions, whereas, India ranks first followed by Pakistan in Asia. A total of 6,772 Bangladeshis have served in 58 peacekeeping missions across 40 countries since 1988.