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India re-elected To the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC): Details, History

With an overwhelming majority, India was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a sixth term (2022-24), promising to promote and preserve human rights through "Samman, Samvad, and Sahyog."

TS Tirumurti, India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), stated that India will continue to promote human rights problems. "Today is a proud day for India. India is overwhelmingly elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council. India will continue to promote Human Rights problems as a democratic and pluralistic country that adheres to fundamental rights. Thank you for your support, colleagues from all UN Member States, "Tirumurti sent out a tweet.

In a secret poll, a total of 18 member states were chosen. Argentina, Eritrea, Finland, Benin, Cameroon, Gambia, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Montenegro, Paraguay, Qatar, Somalia, UAE, and the United States were also elected to the council.

The Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental body within the United Nations system tasked with promoting and protecting all human rights worldwide. Throughout the year, it has the ability to examine any thematic human rights concerns and situations that deserve its attention. It meets in Geneva at the UN Office.



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