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India re-elected to UN organ on economic, social, environmental issues

France, Germany, Ghana, Ireland and Japan were among nations seeking re-election

Press Trust of India  |  United Nations 

India has been re-elected to the UN's principal organ on economic, social and environmental issues for another three-year term. India was among 18 nations to win election to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). India obtained 183 votes, the second highest after Japan in the Asia Pacific category. Election to fill the 18 vacancies in ECOSOC was held yesterday. "Another day, another election...India wins again.Thanks to the support of @UNMember States, India re-elected to ECOSOC (Eco & Social Council)," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed ...

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 13:25 IST
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