Israel wins VP spot on UN committee overseeing human rights groups


NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2019 — On Martin Luther King Day, the United Nations—in a rare move—today elected Israel as Vice-Chair of the 19-nation Committee on NGOs, which oversees the work of human rights groups.
It was Israel’s turn to represent the Western Group. A big defeat for Iran which tried but failed to get elected to this committee.
Israeli is represented on the committee by delegate Nadav Yesod.

Israel wins election as VP of UN's NGO Committee

BEAUTIFUL: On Martin Luther King Day, the U.N. — in a rare move — just elected #Israel as Vice-Chair of the 19-nation Committee on NGOs, which oversees the work of human rights groups. It was Israel's turn to represent the Western Group. Big defeat for #Iran & #Venezuela who both tried but failed to get elected to this committee. Congratulations to Israeli delegate Nadav Yesod, who will do a superb job!https://www.unwatch.org/israel-wins-vp-spot-un-committee-overseeing-human-rights-groups/

Posted by Hillel Neuer on Monday, January 21, 2019

 

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