Bangladesh: Three decades of service and sacrifice in UN peacekeeping

A Bangladeshi contingent on patrol in the Central African Republic, one of 10 peacekeeping missions where Bangladeshis are serving under the UN flag.
MINUSMA/Marco Dormino
A Bangladeshi contingent on patrol in the Central African Republic, one of 10 peacekeeping missions where Bangladeshis are serving under the UN flag.
In Haiti, an all-female Bangladeshi Formed Police Unit serving with MINUSTAH at its departure ceremony. The 160-strong contingent focused on reconstruction efforts after the deadly earthquake in 2010.
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Peacekeepers on patrol in Bunia, Ituri Province, DRC. At least 132 Bangladeshi peacekeepers have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of peace.
MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
A patrol commander from the Bangladeshi battalion meets with the chief of ADA village, in the Ituri Province of eastern DRC, during a routine security patrol.
MONUSCO
A UN peacekeeper from Bangladesh provides free medical consultations to residents of a community in the Central African Republic.
MINUSCA
In 2017, Bangladesh sent two female combat pilots to the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – Flight Lieutenant Nayma Haque and Flight Lieutenant Tamanna-E-Lutfi.
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Bangladeshi engineers serving with the UN mission in South Sudan are leading efforts to improve a 78-kilometre stretch of road between Gumbo and Mangalla, on the artery between Juba and Bor.
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