Czechia elected to UN Human Rights Council

The United Nations General Assembly has elected the Czech Republic to the seat on the UN Human Rights council, which was vacated by Russia in April, the UNHRC announced on Wednesday. The Czech Republic will retain the seat until the end of next year.

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský said he was very happy about the result of the election and thanked UN member states for their trust and support. The next UNHRC meeting is set to take place on Thursday to discuss human rights violations connected to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

Author: Tom McEnchroe