United Nations Bangladesh News
Message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on United Nations Day (24 October 2018)
The Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres arrived in Bangladesh July 1, 2018. The UN chief was accompanied by the World Bank Group President, Mr. Jim Yong Kim.
Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, visited Bangladesh from August 5-11, 2018. During her visit, the Youth Envoy young people from different platforms, youth leaders from youth organizations, and kicked off a dialogue on #SafeSpaces4Youth.
UN agencies are increasingly concerned for the safety of children and young people caught up in recent protests over road safety in Dhaka and other parts of the country.
Op-ed by Ms. Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, and Mr. Sergey Kapinos, Regional Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Regional Office for South Asia