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Those who gave shelter to Bangabandhu's killers teaching lessons of humanity today: PM

Grameen Telecom gives account of assets of Dr. Yunus, 3 others to ACC

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Rohingya camp

5 JMB members sentenced to death in Chittagong

Murderers also conspired to kill Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana abroad: Dr Gowher Rizvi

Rohingya genocide: International Court rejects Myanmar's objections

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.

Bangladesh elected a member of United Nations Commission on Social Development

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.

Bangladesh votes in favour of Ukraine in UN

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.

Bangladeshi diplomat Rabab Fatima elected as first woman Chair of UN PBC

New York, February 2: Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (UN PBC). She is the first woman to be elected for the post.

World now likely to hit watershed 1.5 °C rise in next five years, warns UN weather agency

New York, May 28: Odds are increasing that the annual average global temperature will rise beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in at least one of the next five years, the UN weather agency warns in a new report issued on Thursday.

Pandemic disruption to learning is an opportunity to reimagine, revitalize education

New York: To mark the third International Day of Education on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the resilience of students, teachers and families in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic that, at its peak, forced almost every school, institute and university to close its doors.

25,000 refugees in unsettled Tigray region receive urgent UN food supplies

Dhaka, December 29: Some 25,000 Eritrean refugees, sheltering in two camps in the unsettled Tigray region of Ethiopia, have received desperately needed food aid for the first time since mid-October.

Bangladeshi women peacekeepers in charge of Congo airport security

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২ অক্টোবর ২০২০ :   জাতিসংঘের শান্তিরক্ষা মিশন কর্তৃক পরিচালিত ডিআর কঙ্গোর মনুস্কো বিমানবন্দর সুরক্ষার দায়িত্ব পেয়েছেন বাংলাদেশের পুলিশের নারী শান্তিরক্ষীরা।

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people everywhere continue to pursue peace.

Terrorist groups exploiting COVID-19 in Sahel, UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council

New York: COVID-19 is complicating an already complex security situation in the Sahel, with terrorist groups exploiting the pandemic as they step up attacks on national and international forces, the UN’s peacekeeping chief said on Friday.

Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ warn UN human rights experts

New York: United Nations independent experts demanded on Wednesday that the Venezuelan Government take concrete actions to tackle the devastating impact on basic human rights of the country’s economic crisis.

UN human rights office calls for compassion following Rohingya deaths at sea

New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Bengal that had spent nearly two months at sea.

Coronavirus-driven debt crisis threatens poor countries already at risk, says UN report

New York: As governments struggle to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, billions of people living in countries teetering on the brink of economic collapse are being threatened further by a looming debt crisis, according to a new UN report released on Thursday.

UN backs global action to end violence against women and girls amid COVID-19 crisis

New York: The United Nations is advocating immediate global action to end all forms of violence against women and girls in the midst of a global upsurge related to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world.

UN chief calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for possible COVID-19 outbreak

New York: Echoing his 23 March appeal to warring parties across the globe for an immediate ceasefire, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on those fighting in Yemen to end hostilities and ramp up efforts to counter a potential outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.