Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 25, 20212021-10-25T00:36:23+05:30 2021-10-25T00:36:23+05:30In: GENERAL What is UNHRC? What is Pakistan, China re-elected to UNHRC? current affairsinternational relatioons Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile Best Answer [Deleted User] 2021-10-25T01:17:18+05:30Added an answer on October 25, 2021 at 1:17 am Context: Pakistan and Nepal have been re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council, while China won a seat by the smallest margin showing a drastic drop in standing. Explain: UNHRC UNHRC is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for- Strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. Addressing situations of human rights violations and making recommendations on them. The UNHRC has “the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year”. The Human Rights Council replaced the former United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR). The Human Rights Council holds no fewer than three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least 10 weeks. The sessions are held at the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland. Membership The Council is made up of 47 UN Member States, which are elected by the UNGA through a direct and secret ballot. Members of the Council serve for three years and are not eligible for immediate re-election after serving two consecutive terms. Distribution of Seats African States: 13 seats Asia-Pacific States: 13 seats Latin American and Caribbean States: 8 seats Western European and other States: 7 seats Eastern European States: 6 seats. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
Pakistan and Nepal have been re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council, while China won a seat by the smallest margin showing a drastic drop in standing.
Distribution of Seats