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New York, Sept 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the reception organized by US President Joe Biden. Joe Biden hosted a banquet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening local time in honor of the heads of state and government of various countries who were in New York to participate in the 78th United Nations General Assembly session.
New York, Sept 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that community-based primary health care is the key to achieving universal health care. She called on development partners to support the efforts of developing countries to bring healthcare to all.
New York, Sept 18: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived in New York to attend the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Prime Minister's Press Wing said that the plane carrying the Prime Minister landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York at 9:15 am on Monday Bangladesh time.
Dhaka, June 15: The 'Culture of Peace' resolution raised by Bangladesh in the UN General Assembly was unanimously accepted. Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador Mohammad Abdul Muhith presented the resolution on behalf of Bangladesh at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday (June 14) local time.
United Nations, June 2: The third agenda of the next session of the United Nations Human Rights Council includes the demand for international recognition of the genocide of 1971 in Bangladesh and the demand for international recognition of the brutal genocide committed by the Pakistani invading forces and their allies during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 has been placed on the agenda of the next session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
United Nations, April 6: Bangladesh, along with 16 other countries, abstained from voting on a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on the human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russia's aggression.
Russia-Ukraine war: Resolution passed in UN, 32 countries including Bangladesh abstained from voting
New York, February 24: The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the ending of the Russia-Ukraine war and the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. 32 countries including Bangladesh, India, and China abstained from voting.
Dhaka, February 4: Mohammad Abdul Muhith, Permanent Representative and Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected as the Vice-Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) for the year 2023. He served as the President of the Commission in 2022.
New York, December 23: A UN Security Council resolution on Myanmar was adopted for the first time in 74 years, calling for an end to violence in Myanmar and the release of all prisoners, including the country's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
New York, Oct 13: One hundred forty-three countries, including Bangladesh, voted in favour of a UN resolution condemning Russia for demarcating four regions of Ukraine. However, 35 countries, including India, Pakistan, and China, abstained from voting. A total of five countries, including North Korea and Syria, voted against this proposal.
New York, Oct 12: Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term of 2023-25 after getting the highest number of votes from the Asia-Pacific region. Bangladesh got 160 votes in the election. The UN Human Rights Council election was held on Tuesday (October 11) New York local time.
Bangui, CAR, Oct 5: Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed and one was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in a vehicle belonging to the peacekeepers in the Central African Republic during a UN peacekeeping mission.
The Hague, Netherlands, July 23: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected Myanmar's objections to the Rohingya genocide case. As a result, there is no longer any obstacle to proceed with the proceedings of the case filed by The Gambia on the charges of genocide and torture against the Rohingya minority in the United Nations' court.
New York, April 15: Bangladesh has been unanimously elected a member of the United Nations Commission on Social Development (CSocD) for the term 2023-27.
New York, March 25: Bangladesh has voted in favour of a UN resolution calling for immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The resolution in favour of Ukraine was passed by 140 votes.