14 states elected into UN Human Rights Council
The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected 14 states into the Human Rights Council to succeed outgoing members.
The Headquarters of the United Nations. [File Photo: IC]
Through secret ballot, Libya, Mauritania, Nambia, Sudan (for Africa); Indonesia, Japan, the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Korea (for Asia-Pacific); Armenia, Poland (for Eastern Europe); Brazil, Venezuela (for Latin America and the Caribbean); Germany, the Netherlands (for Western Europe and other states), were elected for a three-year term starting Jan. 1, 2020.