DOT Desk: Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen yesterday said discrimination and sexual abuse had no place in Bangladesh’s peacekeeping missions, urging all UN member states to work together “to eradicate such occurrences.”, reports Dhaka Tribune.
“We must collectively strive to eradicate such occurrences,” he said while speaking at the inaugural session of the preparatory meeting of the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial 2023, in Dhaka. Bangladesh is cohosting this meeting with Canada and Uruguay.
The foreign secretary said the meeting marked the first milestone on the journey towards the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial meeting to be held in Ghana in December. “The theme of this preparatory meeting, ‘Women in UN Peacekeeping,’ resonates deeply with the values and principles that Bangladesh holds dear.” Bangladesh is one of the largest contributors to UN peacekeeping missions.
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