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Bangladesh seeks collective efforts in crime prevention, criminal justice


Published : 17 May 2022 10:13 PM | Updated : 18 May 2022 01:54 PM

Bangladesh Ambassador to Austria Muhammad A Muhith has called for collective efforts in crime prevention and criminal justice, within the context of social and economic development for a sustainable future.

Ambassador Muhith, who is also the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Offices in Vienna, delivered the national statement at the 31st Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), a functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.

Muhith stated that Agenda 2030 is important to the national and the global future, and SDG16 is particularly critical to promote peaceful and inclusive societies.

He emphasized on the effective implementation of the UNCAC and UNTOC review mechanisms as well as the Kyoto Declaration (2021), Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration (2021) and the UNGASS against Corruption Political Declaration (2021); and stressed on the need for tailor-made capacity building and technical assistance for countries.

 Muhith is leading a three-member Bangladesh delegation to the current Session of the CCPCJ, which will be concluded on 20 May 2022.

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