India wins elections to two subsidiary bodies of United Nations.

Posted on:21 Apr 2017 16:04:48
India wins elections to two subsidiary bodies of United Nations.
21 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • India has won elections to two subsidiary bodies of a UN organ focussed on social and economic issues. 

  • India, along with 12 other members, was elected to the Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The country garnered the most number of votes in the Asian group, with 49 out of 50 members of ECOSOC voting in its favour.

  • "India tops Asian group again in UN elections. 49 of 50 members of Economic & Social Council vote India to Committee for Program & Coordination,”

  • India, along with 19 other nations, was also elected by acclamation to the International Narcotics Control Board.for a four-year term beginning January next year.


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