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PM suggests 'bold measures' to fight climate change impact

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina today urged world leaders to adopt 'bold and stronger measures' urgently to address planetary emergency through a 'whole-of-the-world approach' to ensure a sustainable ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

UN to provide electoral assistance to Bangladesh if requested: Mia Seppo

UN resident coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Sunday said the United Nations (UN) will provide electoral assistance to Bangladesh only if there is any request on that particular front

UN to provide electoral assistance to Bangladesh if requested: Mia Seppo

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Vaccine equity, Rohingya, climate change on top of PM Hasina’s agenda

The prime minister will highlight Bangladesh’s impressive development journey, inclusive economic development, and success in the health sector, said the foreign minister

Vaccine equity, Rohingya, climate change on top of PM Hasina’s agenda

PM Hasina leaves Dhaka for USA to join 76th UNGA

On the sidelines of the UNGA in New York, Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka on 17 September 2021

‘A fantasy’ to think UN can fix Afghanistan: Guterres

Guterres said he supports efforts to convince the Taliban to form a more inclusive government than when it ruled 20 years ago

‘A fantasy’ to think UN can fix Afghanistan: Guterres

PM Hasina set for her first foreign trip since pandemic

Foreign minister Momen will formally brief the media on the prime minister’s visit at the ministry of foreign affairs at 3:00pm on Thursday

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Afghan economic meltdown would be ‘gift for terrorists’: UN chief

Much of the Afghan central bank’s $10 billion in assets are also parked overseas, where they have been frozen since the Taliban came to power last month

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a news conference before a meeting with Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, on 2 July 2021

Afghanistan needs money to prevent total breakdown: UN

The International Monetary Fund has also blocked the Taliban from accessing some $440 million in new emergency reserves

A general view during a special session of the Human Rights Council on the situation in Afghanistan, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on 24 August 2021

10 years of rights commission

NHRC avoids talking about ‘gunfights’, enforced disappearance

The NHRC has confirmed that none of its panel lawyers are giving assistance to victims of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances

NHRC avoids talking about ‘gunfights’, enforced disappearance

Bangladesh seeks UN steps for sustainable peace in Afghanistan

An unstable Afghanistan is a serious threat to regional and global peace and security, said Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Md. Mustafizur Rahman

An Afghan family arrives at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing point in Chaman on 20 August 2021, to return back to Afghanistan
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