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Bangladesh submits amended docs to UN on limits of outer continental shelf in Bay
Bangladesh lodged an amended submission on the limits of its outer continental shelf in the Bay of Bengal to the United Nations
23 October 2020, 14:10
UK urges world not to turn away from sufferings of Rohingyas
UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab outlined a further £47.5 million ($63 million) in aid, both for the Rohingya and to help Bangladesh deal with the coronavirus pandemic and its frequent natural ...
22 October 2020, 13:58
Interview: Shoko Ishikawa
'Society must be freed from toxic masculinity'
Shoko Ishikawa, Country Representative, UN Women Bangladesh, in an interview with Prothom Alo speaks about women's empowerment, advancement and the recent rise in the propensity towards rape.
11 October 2020, 20:29
World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger
9 October 2020, 15:42
Two million stillbirths occur every year: Joint UN report
Almost 2 million babies are stillborn every year or 1 every 16 seconds, according to a new joint report.
8 October 2020, 13:05
Make world livable for future generations, Dhaka urges global community
Bangladesh has urged the global community re-commit to use their scare resources for realising sustainable development goals (SDGs), and making this world safe and livable for present and future ...
3 October 2020, 14:11
Focus on ‘future sustainability’ while making investments: PM Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has called for focusing on “future sustainability” while making investment as she placed a four-point proposal to save the planet from the adverse impact of climate change
1 October 2020, 12:56
UN needs ‘immediate infusion’ of $15b for global vaccine fund
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres called Wednesday for an “immediate infusion” of $15 billion to a global pool for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at a virtual summit hosted ...
1 October 2020, 09:36
PM Hasina urges UN to play ‘catalytic role’ to combat COVID crisis
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for formulating a 'well-coordinated roadmap' and urged the United Nations to play a 'catalytic role' to combat COVID-19 crisis as she placed a ...
29 September 2020, 21:57
UN Council to meet Tuesday on Nagorny Karabakh: Diplomats
The UN Security Council will hold emergency talks Tuesday behind closed doors on the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh, where fierce fighting has raged since the weekend, diplomats said ...
29 September 2020, 11:30