11 Feb United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
Posted at 11 Feb 2021 in Current Affairs 0 Comments
United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
The Government of the United States has come up with a decision that it will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump withdrew from almost three years ago.
About United Nation Human Right Council-
This was established in 2006
To protect and promote human rights around the globe, as well as investigating alleged human rights violations.
- The UNHRC has the strength of 47 members serving at any time with elections held to fill up the seats on a yearly basis, based on allocations to regions across the world to ensure geographical representation.
- Each member who is elected serves for a three year term.
- No country can occupy a seat for more than two consecutive terms.
The UNHRC passes non-binding resolutions on the issue of human rights through a periodic review of all 193 UN member states called the Universal Periodic Review.