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    Global population likely to reach 8.5b in 2030: UN

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 05:38pm on July 11, 2020

    The United Nations has predicted that the global population might reach around 8.5 billion in 2030 while the number stands at about 7.7 billion at...

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    Disaster management skills help Bangladesh to tackle COVID-19

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 01:59pm on July 09, 2020

    As a climate vulnerable country with recurring disasters, Bangladesh had learnt the importance of disaster management, community engagement and institutional capacity building which helped the...

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    Green jobs, closing gender gaps key issues for future work: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:29pm on July 03, 2020

    United Nations assistant secretary-general Kanni Wignaraja said that four key issues frame the agenda for future of work — digital transformation, green jobs, reliance of...

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    Bangladesh urges UN to work with Myanmar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on July 03, 2020

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday said the United Nations organisations should constructively engage with Myanmar to bring stability in Ralkhine and create an environment conducive...

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    Bangladesh seeks strong partnership with UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:42pm on July 02, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has sought a strong partnership with the United Nations as he fears that COVID-19 may impede the progresses in the...

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    WFP provides financial aid to Bangladesh people

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:35pm on July 02, 2020

    The United Nations World Food Programme, in support of the Government of Bangladesh’s emergency response, has dispatched cash assistance to communities at risk of monsoon...

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    UN says fighting intensifies in Rakhine state

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 06:23pm on June 28, 2020

    The United Nations called for ‘urgent measures to spare civilians’ in Myanmar’s conflict-wracked northwest on Sunday, saying fighting has intensified between the army and insurgents...

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    Bangladesh requires access to fair share of marine resources

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:07pm on June 27, 2020

    Permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima said that they would require access to equitable sharing of marine resources, especially in...

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    UN allocates $5million supporting affected by Cyclone Amphan

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on June 25, 2020

    The United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund allocated $5 million to complement the government’s response to the people in need. Last month, Cyclone Amphan caused...

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    260m children getting no education: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39am on June 24, 2020

    Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination...