The United Nations Security Council is set to convene its first-ever formal discussion on the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) this week in New York. With the British presidency of the Security Council in July, the nation is taking the opportunity to rally international support for addressing the potential risks posed by emerging AI technology.
Bangladesh says the international community, particularly the United Nations Security Council, cannot avoid its responsibility for a sustainable solution of the Rohingya crisis through voluntary, safe and dignified return of the Rohingyas to their place of origin and bringing the perpetrators to justice.
United Nations Security Council has asked Myanmar to carry out a “proper investigation” into crimes against the Rohingya people by the military, ensure repatriation in line with international standards, sign an agreement quickly with UN agencies and give them unconditional access.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi received a UN Security Council delegation yesterday in the highest-level diplomatic visit since the start of the Rohingya crisis, which will include a brief tour of violence-hit Rakhine State.
Bangladesh is to describe the brutalities that the Rohingyas faced in Rakhine State and steps taken by the government here to the UN Security Council delegation, which is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on April 29.
The Netherlands has assured Bangladesh of remaining seized with the Rohingya crisis during their chairmanship of the UN Security Council in March this year, says Secretary-General of its Foreign Ministry Yoka Brandt.
Myanmar tells the United Nations Security Council not to visit during February this year because it was "not the right time," Kuwait's UN Ambassador Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi says, adding that the country did not completely reject the proposed trip.
Seven members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United States and Britain, ask UN chief Antonio Guterres to publicly brief the 15-member body next week on the violence in Myanmar that he has described as ethnic cleansing.
The international community, recognising the suffering that sanctions caused in Iraq, has moved toward targeted or “smart” sanctions. But it remains unclear whether today's targeted sanctions are actually more effective than the comprehensive sanctions of the past.