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Rabab Fatima elected UN Women Executive Board President

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Published: 21:41, 12 January 2022  
Rabab Fatima elected UN Women Executive Board President

Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh's permanent representative to the United Nations, has been elected as the President of the UN Women Executive Board for the year 2022.

Earlier on Tuesday (January 11), the election of the five-member bureau was held in New York.

The Permanent Representatives of Argentina, Ukraine, Iceland, and Sierra Leone were also elected as the vice president through the election.

With this election, Bangladesh takes up the presidency of the UN Women Executive Board for the first time.

Ambassador Fatima earlier served as the President of UNICEF Executive Board in 2020 and as Vice President of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board in 2021.

Sabed Sathee/Nasim