UN General Assembly

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    Slow progress on women’s rights decried at UN summit

    Agence France-Presse .United Nations | Updated at 10:43am on October 02, 2020

    More than 170 countries promised during a virtual United Nations summit on Thursday to step up their efforts to advance women’s rights, while the US...

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    Bangladesh ‘outraged’ by Myanmar fabricating facts at UNGA

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:57am on September 30, 2020

    Bangladesh was ‘outraged’ to witness another ‘blatant demonstration of falsehood and fabrication of facts’ by Myanmar in the ongoing United Nations General Assembly and shared...

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    PM for timely, equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:09pm on September 26, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed timely and equitable access to prospective COVID-19 vaccines while addressing the United Nations General Assembly amid a visible...

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    UN chief appeals for global solidarity at General Assembly

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:24am on September 23, 2020

    The United Nations secretary-general António Guterres on Tuesday appealed for global solidarity to overcome COVID-19, and repeated his call for a global ceasefire during the...

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    UN adopts resolution calling for cooperation

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:49pm on April 03, 2020

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution calling for ‘international cooperation’ and ‘multilateralism’ in the fight against COVID-19, in the first text to...

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    UN condemns Myanmar over human rights abuses

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:44am on December 29, 2019

    The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution condemning human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar, reports BBConline. The resolution also...

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    Revival of waqf to achieve SDG

    Md Akther Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2019

    With policies and strategies being formulated, the vastly underused waqf resources can effectively help to fulfil the targets of the development goals but only if...

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    Noteworthy events on UNGA sidelines

    Vladimir Terekhov | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    IN CONDITIONS of rapidly transforming world order, the importance of various numerous international platforms does not necessarily depend nowadays on their intended mission, but instead...

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    PM leaves New York wrapping up US visit

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 01:21pm on September 30, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left New York on Sunday night for home wrapping up her eight-day visit to the United States after joining the 74th...

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    A highlight of the ‘disquiet’ world

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    THE 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened in the past week amid simmering tension in the Middle East over recent attacks on...