Feminist Friday: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury 

Ambasador Chowdhury women development peace

“Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible.”

-Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury 

Ambassador Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi diplomat, has served in numerous roles including Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York City, and as Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Chile, Nicaragua, Peru, and Venezuela. Ambassador Chowdhury participated in Our Secure Future’s New York launch of Mobilizing Men as Partners for Women, Peace and Security project. The project focuses on engaging global figures and their senior advisors from dozens of international institutions, NGOs, and governments.