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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

Bangladesh submits amended docs to UN on limits of outer continental shelf in Bay

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 ...

A Rohingya refugee repairs the roof of his shelter at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 March 2019

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.

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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

A woman watches as money is distributed by the World Food Programme in Bainet, Haiti on 28 January 2020

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.

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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 ...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen

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

This UN handout photo shows Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, as she virtually addresses the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on 26 September 2020, in New York

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 ...

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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 ...

PM Hasina urges UN to play ‘catalytic role’ to combat COVID crisis

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 ...

Map of Azerbaijan and Armenia locating Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh
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