New Delhi: India has been re-elected for the term of 2022-24 of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). On Thursday, India resolved to continue working for the promotion and protection of human rights through ‘respect, dialogue and cooperation’.
India gets re-elected to the @UN_HRC (2022-24) for a 6th term with overwhelming majority.
Heartfelt gratitude to the @A membership for reposing its faith in.
– India at UN, NY (@IndiaUNNewYork) October 14, 2021
India has been selected for UNHRC for the sixth time
Expressing gratitude, India’s Permanent Mission to the UN tweeted, ‘India has been re-elected to the UNHRC for the sixth time with an overwhelming majority. Heartfelt thanks to the members of the United Nations for reposing their faith in India. We will continue to work for human rights through respect, dialogue, cooperation.
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Countries elected by secret ballot
The United Nations General Assembly selected Argentina, Benin, Cameroon, Eritrea, Finland, Zambia, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Montenegro, Paraguay, Qatar, Somalia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States by secret ballot.