Almost 3 million children are engaged in child labour in Bangladesh. 💔
Child labour puts children at risk of physical and mental harm, compromising their rights, and limiting their future opportunities.
We must protect them.
Almost 46,000 10 to 19-year-olds die from suicide each year. ⚠️
Children and young people need support. UNICEF is calling on governments to urgently increase investment in, and access to, life-saving mental health and psychosocial services.
High Commissioner Jeremy Bruer and @BCBtigers enjoyed a sporting moment when they farewelled the cricketers travelling to the T20 World Cup in 🇦🇺.
It was a celebration of the love of cricket and the friendship between 🇦🇺 and 🇧🇩.
The Nordic embassies in BD spent an afternoon together on team building. We are focused on becoming🌱greener and embracing sustainable practices. The Nordics indeed enjoy shared values and a strong cooperation in Bangladesh! 🇩🇰🇳🇴🇸🇪🇧🇩
On the road again! Today I am in Jamalpur to see how economic opportunities can #empower💪 poor women in rural areas and help them achieve their #SWAPNO= dream. A good example of joint collaboration bw the GoB 🇧🇩, @UNDP_BD & Sweden 🇸🇪.
"My earnest appeal to you, stop war; stop arms race. May the values of humanity be upheld. Let us build a better future leaving no one behind." - PM H.E. Sheikh Hasina 🇧🇩
- 77th Session of the General Debate of the UN General Assembly on 23 Sep 2022.
Sweden condemns Russia’s continuing aggression against Ukraine and the plans to conduct illegal “referenda” on Ukrainian territory. Our steadfast support to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity will continue. Those responsible will be held to account.
What is the International Day of Peace ?
The International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on 21 September. The @UN General Assembly made it a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace among all nations and peoples.
This could be a great solution for #Bangladesh
The City of Kwinana in Australia has installed drainage nets as an innovative filtration way to reduce the discharge of rubbish from drainage systems.
It is with great sadness and dismay that we see one of the greatest figures of the last 100 years depart. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was an exemplary monarch, admired for her dedication and respect.
She will be forever remembered not only in the UK but around 🌎