Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Council for three years from 2019 to 2021. In a statement issued by the Government in Dhaka, the election was held on Friday with a direct and secret vote by the UN General Assembly in York. In this Bangladesh elected a member of the Council with 178 votes. The UN Human Rights Council was established in March 2006. The United Nations Convention on the Principles of human rights is to be allocated equally to each region to be members of the Council. Currently, there are 13 seats allocated for countries in Africa and the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, Europe has allocated 7 seats for countries in the six, Latin American and Caribbean regions, and 8 in Western European and other regions. Sarabishwa is the UN Human Rights Affairs Council working on the establishment and monitoring of human rights.
International desk, Saturday, 13 Octomber, H B News