H.E. Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Offices and other International Organizations in Geneva
Ambassador Md Mustafizur Rahman has joined the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN Offices and other International Organizations in Geneva in September 2020. Prior to taking up his current position, Mr. Rahman was the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore since 2017.
A career diplomat, Ambassador Rahman joined the Bangladesh Foreign Service in 1993. During his long service, he worked as the Deputy Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York, Minister in the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to Geneva, Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, India as well as other diplomatic positions in the Bangladesh Missions in New York and Paris. He also served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka in different capacities including as the Director General of the United Nations Wing.
Mr. Rahman studied medical science at Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka. Later on, he earned a Masters Degree (LLM) in Public International Law from the University of London, UK. He also obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from International Institute of Public Administration (IIAP) in Paris, France. Mr. Rahman also attended various courses in the University of York and University of Southampton, both in the UK. He is currently an off-campus PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Ambassador Rahman is an elected Board Member of the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund.
Apart from Bangla, his mother tongue, Mr. Rahman speaks English and French.
Ambassador Rahman is married and blessed with two sons.