KATHMANDU: Nepal has been re-elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in the elections held at UN Headquarters in New York, on Tuesday.
A member of the Council since January 2018, Nepal has been re-elected with 150 votes and will serve a consecutive three-year 2021-2023 term.
In addition to Nepal, three countries from the Asia Pacific — China, Pakistan and Uzbekistan — were among the 15 Member States elected by a secret ballot in a plenary meeting of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.
Also elected were Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Malawi and Senegal from Africa; Russian Federation …read more
Source:: The Himalayan Times