UNSC

Step up efforts for Rohingya return

The UN Security Council yesterday urged the Government of Myanmar to step up its efforts to create conditions conducive to safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya refugees from...

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

UNSC should stand in solidarity with survivors of rape in conflict

The honour bestowed on us by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in late 2018, when we jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, comes with tremendous responsibility.

July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018

Step up efforts for Rohingya return

The UN Security Council yesterday urged the Government of Myanmar to step up its efforts to create conditions conducive to safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya refugees from...

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Dhaka wants UNSC to deliver on Rohingya issue

Bangladesh wants the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to deliver on Rohingya issue to have a sustainable solution to the crisis as the body having responsibility for the maintenance of...

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

Rohingya Crisis: China, Russia still unmoved at UNSC

UN Security Council members, except China and Russia, have called for robust council actions so that Myanmar addresses the root cause of the Rohingya crisis, grants the refugees citizenship and...

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

UNSC pushes Myanmar on accountability over Rohingya

The United Nations Security Council urges Myanmar’s government on Wednesday to carry out transparent investigations into accusations of violence against mainly Rohingya Muslims in the country’s...

May 3, 2018
May 3, 2018

Carry out proper probe

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...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Myanmar urged to hold 'proper' probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar must hold a "proper investigation" into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy says, after the highest-level diplomatic visit to an area from which...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Myanmar ready to receive ‘verified’ Rohingya refugees, says Suu Kyi

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says her country was ready for the return of “verified” Rohingya refugees and sought more cooperation from Bangladesh for the repatriation to begin after...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

UNSC team in Myanmar

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...

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

UNSC team reaches Myanmar for Rohingya probe

Members of a UN Security Council team probing Myanmar’s crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrive in the country’s capital after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya...