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UN: Responsible leadership, good citizenship...

'Good leaders, citizens determinants...

World

Tue, Sep 15 2020

The pandemic has not only shone a spotlight on the fragility of the world’s health systems but...

Bangladesh elected as executive member...

BD new exec member in 3 UN orgs

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Dhaka becomes member of the executive board of the UNDP, UNFPA, and UNOPS securing highest votes at the...

UN: Myanmar fails to resolve Rohingya...

UN: Myanmar fails to resolve Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Sep 14 2020

The vast majority of Rohingyas will be prevented from participating in the upcoming elections and to...

UN adopts Covid-19 response resolution,...

UN adopts Covid-19 response resolution,...

World

Sat, Sep 12 2020

The measure was adopted by an overwhelming majority of 169 countries out of 193

Three years after exodus, Myanmar erases...

Names of Rohingya villages erased

South Asia

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Yanghee Lee said the United Nations was complicit in allowing that to happen by not challenging the Myanmar...

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

UN Chief: Air pollution causes 7m premature...

Climate Change

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Globally, 9 out of 10 people breathe unclean air and most premature deaths are predominantly in low-...

Bangladeshi origin boy becomes youngest...

Bangladeshi origin boy becomes youngest...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 6 2020

In the first step of the competition, the artworks received 17,000 online votes and finally the three...

UN chief urges G20 countries to take...

Covid-19: UN urges G20 to take concerted...

World

Fri, Sep 4 2020

The secretary-general said that more than ever, effective international solidarity is key to advancing...

UN seriously concerned over N Korea...

UN seriously concerned over N Korea...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 2 2020

The IAEA observed ‘indications consistent with the production of enriched uranium’ at the...

UN Chief: No hope of achieving climate,...

'No hope of reaching climate, dev goals...

World

Wed, Sep 2 2020

The situation of children and young people is a crisis within a crisis, he has said

UN Real Life Hero Tanbir won’t rest...

UN Real Life Hero Tanbir won’t rest...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Tanbir, a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) with his team of volunteers collected and distributed...

UNSC calls for more women...

UNSC calls for more women...

World

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Among the 13 peacekeeper missions currently carried out by the UN around the world, women make up about...

UN chief warns India over 'bad economics'...

UN chief warns India over 'bad economics'...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 28 2020

India is the world's biggest consumer of coal for power after China

UN: Blake shooting highlights need to...

UN: Blake shooting highlights need to...

North America

Fri, Aug 28 2020

Blake survived and is in hospital, but may never walk again, according to his lawyer

UN: 463m children can't access virtual...

UN: 463m children can't access virtual...

World

Thu, Aug 27 2020

The UN report is based on data gathered from roughly 100 countries, measuring public access to the internet,...

Facebook shares data on Myanmar with...

Facebook shares data on Myanmar with...

World

Wed, Aug 26 2020

UN investigators said Facebook had played a key role in spreading hate speech that fuelled the violence...

UN: Global tourism lost $320bn in 5...

UN: Global tourism lost $320bn in 5...

World

Tue, Aug 25 2020

In addition to tourism jobs that are at risk, the policy paper said jobs in associated sectors, including...

ISCG lauds Bangladesh’s generosity marking...

ISCG lauds Bangladesh’s generosity marking...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Aug 25 2020

Since August 25 in 2017, Bangladesh is hosting over 1.1 million forcefully displaced Rohingyas in Cox’s...

Climate fund for poor nations vows to...

Climate fund for poor nations vows to...

Coronavirus

Sun, Aug 23 2020

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was set up under UN climate talks in 2010 to help developing nations tackle...

UN recognizes four Bangladeshis as real...

UN recognizes four Bangladeshis as real...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 20 2020

The UN marked its World Humanitarian Day by remembering the 125 aid workers who were killed in 2019,...

UN chief: pandemic threatens peace and...

UN chief: pandemic threatens peace and...

World

Thu, Aug 13 2020

While governments try to confront the pandemic, some groups have seen an opportunity to ramp up...