UAE wins UN Human Rights Council membership for third time

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The UAE won membership on the UN Human Rights Council for the 2022-2024 term after obtaining 180 votes from countries of the Asia-Pacific group.

Elections took place among members of the United Nations General Assembly by direct secret ballot.

This victory is the culmination of the UAE's tireless efforts to strengthen human rights and affirms the importance it places on human rights in achieving sustainable development on regional and international levels.

The win also underscores the country's enduring cooperation with various UN bodies in order to address challenges the international community is facing.

Through its membership in the Council, the UAE aims to enhance collaboration and constructive dialogue and strengthen partnerships between countries.

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