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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...

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    India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected UNSC members

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:28am on June 18, 2020

    The UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the...

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    FDI in Bangladesh plunges by 56pc in 2019

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on June 16, 2020

    Inflow of foreign direct investment into Bangladesh slumped by 56 per cent in 2019 after a huge surge in the previous year, according to the...

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    Bangladesh joins UN group of friends

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09pm on June 13, 2020

    Bangladesh joined as a member of the steering committee of the UN group of friends on climate adaptation and resilience. Yasmine Fouad, minister of environment...

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    World Food Safety Day being observed today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:54am on June 07, 2020

    The United Nations, led by two of its specialised agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, and the World Health Organisation, is...