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India Elected To Prestigious United Nations ECOSOC Body, China Fails To Secure Even Half Votes

TS Thirumurthy, India’s permanent representative at the UN, tweeted about this. He Tweeted, “India wins seat in prestigious #ECOSOC body!”

 

Washington| India has been elected a member of the Commission on Status of Women (CSW) at United Nations. This committee is part of the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). India’s tenure will last from 2021 to 2025. 54 members voted for the committee. India got the most votes. According to a news agency, China could not even get half of the total votes.

TS Tirumurti, India’s permanent representative at the UN, tweeted about this. He Tweeted, “India wins seat in prestigious #ECOSOC body! India elected Member of Commission on Status of Women #CSW. It’s a ringing endorsement of our commitment to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in all our endeavours. We thank member states for their support.”

According to the news agency, India, China and Afghanistan were in the race to become members of CSW.  CSW works in the area of ​​gender equality. This committee was formed in 1946. ECOSOC consists of 45 members at a time. 11 members are elected from Asia. Apart from these, 9 are from Latin America and Caribbean countries, 8 from Western Europe and four from Eastern Europe.

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