Assembly Elects Eighteen New Members of Human Rights Council
The General Assembly elected eighteen new members of the Human Rights Council for three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2016. Those elected were: Belgium, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Panama, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Slovenia, Switzerland, Togo, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela.
A wide view of the General Assembly Hall during the meeting, which was chaired by Federico Alberto González Franco (shown on screens), Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the UN and Vice-President of the Assembly.
UN Photo/Cia Pak
28 October 2015
United Nations, New York
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