Bangladesh elected executive member of 3 UN organizations

BanglaPress Desk
September 15, 2020

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the Executive Board of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS securing highest votes (53 out of the 54 votes with 1 abstention) for the term 2021-2023 beginning 01 January 2021.
The election was held today (14 September 2020) at the United Nations Head Quarters where the 54-members of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted to elect members to eight of the ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies.
Today’s election victory is the demonstration of the trust and confidence that Bangladesh enjoys due to her strong legacy of working together with the UN entities and their Executive Boards towards socio-economic emancipation of the country under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
It may be mentioned that Bangladesh is also current member at the Executive Boards of the UNICEF and UN Women. Ambassador Rabab Fatima is the current President of the Executive Board of UNICEF.