United Nations (UN)

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Gwyn Lewis appointed UN Resident Coordinator of Bangladesh

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Gwyn Lewis of Ireland as the new UN resident coordinator in Bangladesh, with the host government’s approval.

October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020

Bangladeshi female police peacekeepers tasked with Congo airport security

The female peacekeepers of Bangladesh Police have been given the responsibility to ensure security at Congo’s Monusco Airport run by the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Mission.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Dhaka seeks fortified UN partnership to keep development on track

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought strong partnership with the United Nations as he feared that Covid-19 may impede the progresses in the area of SDG achievements and the country’s...

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019

UN urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint

Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel...

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN says.

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

‘Help Bangladesh reach desired level of disability inclusion’

Bangladesh has urged the development partners to help the country reach its desired level of disability inclusion.

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

UN informed about Myanmar's non-cooperation

Bangladesh has shared the existing problems regarding the Rohingya issue with the UN and informed it about Myanmar's non-cooperation in starting the repatriation.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

One-third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past 2yrs

One third of UN staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Rakhine State: UN calls for unimpeded aid access

The United Nations (UN) calls on the Myanmar government to allow “rapid and unimpeded” humanitarian access to Rakhine State, where fighting between government troops and autonomy-seeking rebels has...

December 22, 2018
December 22, 2018

Bangladesh Polls: UN closely observing situation

The United Nations has said it is closely following the situation ahead of the upcoming general election in Bangladesh scheduled for December 30.