Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladesh elected to 3 UN bodies

Bangladesh elected to 3 UN bodies

News Report Bangladesh has been elected member of the Executive Board of the UNDP/ UNFPA/ UNOP securing the highest votes — 53 out of 54 with one abstention — for 2021-2023 term beginning January next. The election took lace Monday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York where the 54 members of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted to elect members to eight of the ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies, a press release from the Bangladesh Permanent Mission in the UN said in Dhaka Tuesday. "The victory is a demonstration of trust and confidence that Bangladesh enjoys due to its strong legacy of working together with the UN entities and their Executive Boards towards socioeconomic emancipation of Singles under visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina," it said. Bangladesh is also current member of the Executive Boards of the UNICEF and UN Women while Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Rabab Fatima is the current President of the UNICEF Executive Board. With inputs from BSS

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