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Uzbekistan elected to UN Human Rights Council for first time

On October 13, at the UN General Assembly, Uzbekistan was elected to the UN Human Rights Council by a majority vote for the first time in history for a three-year term, Dunyo IA reports.

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The following 15 countries have been elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term starting on January 1, 2021: Bolivia, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Cuba, France, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Senegal, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Great Britain.

The Human Rights Council, a body of the UN General Assembly, has 47 member states. Board members are elected by secret ballot for a three-year term.

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