Non-Permanent Members Elected by UNSC

Brazil is elected from Latin American & Caribbean Group seat and the Eastern European Group seat went to Albania.
Sheena

Updated: Jun 17, 2021 11:27:44 am

17 June 2021 Current Affairs:UN Security Council elected Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, and UAE as non-permanent participants for the 2022-23 term. All 5 countries, elected unopposed, will start their time period from 1 January 2022. 

Highlights:
♦ The election for the non-permanent individuals of the Security Council is held via secret ballot and candidates require a two-thirds majority in the General Assembly to get elected.
♦ India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway had begun the term as non-permanent individuals of the UN Security Council from 1 January 2021. 
♦ In the election, Ghana acquired 185 votes while Gabon acquired 183 votes. The United Arab Emirates acquired 179 votes and Albania bought one hundred seventy-five votes. 
♦ Gabon, Ghana, & the United Arab Emirate (UAE) were elected from the African and Asian States seats. 
♦ Brazil is elected from Latin American & Caribbean Group seat and the Eastern European Group seat went to Albania.
 
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