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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, 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.
New York, May 28: Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been honoured posthumous with the prestigious UN medal, 'Dag Hammarskjold', for their supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.
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.
Bogota, January 29: The UN Mission in Colombia was the target of an attack on Thursday, when three vehicles that were part of a joint expedition travelling through a remote area, were approached by armed individuals, although nobody was ultimately injured during the incident.
In Chad, top UN officials say humanitarian response must go ‘hand in hand’ with longer-term recovery
New York, Oct 8: Senior United Nations officials on Sunday called for stronger joint humanitarian and development interventions in Chad as the crisis-riven central African country as it tackles poverty, displacement, malnutrition, and lack of access to basic social services.
New York, June 29: A “global care crisis” is looming which could affect 2.3 billion people by 2030, United Nations work experts warned on Thursday, highlighting the potential for greater inequality in a sector where women already perform “more than three-quarters” of all unpaid work.