Robert Watkins | The Daily Star
  • Robert Watkins

    The writer is the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh.

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    With the advent of the Syrian civil war and the unfolding migrants tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea basin, the world is witnessing a significant rise in the number of humanitarian crises.
  • Tolerance in Bangladesh

    Here is a common perception in Bangladesh that religious communities generally live together in peaceful coexistence and have done so since the beginning of time.
  • The Road to 2030: Development Challenges in Bangladesh

    LAUNCHED in 1967,“Operation Smallpox Zero” was a unified, global effort to accelerate the eradication of smallpox within a decade.
  • COP21: What's next for Bangladesh?

    As global leaders reached an agreement at the conclusion of COP21, international cooperation for addressing climate change has
  • A life of dignity for all

    This day in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The date is a reminder of the common standard for a dignified life for all peoples in all nations.