Spain elected Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
5/7/2018
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Having been appointed as a member of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations last October, and thanks to a strong support that internationally proved its commitment from both public authorities and civil society towards human rights, Spain has been elected today to occupy one of the four vice-presidencies of said Council.
 
The Human Rights Council, based in Geneva, is the UN body in charge of the promotion and protection of human rights and, among other functions, holds debates on thematic and geographical human rights issues and adopts resolutions on the subject.
 
Spain will replace Germany in the vice-presidency corresponding to the regional group of Western and Other Countries until the end of the year, from which was unanimously endorsed by acclamation at this morning’s Council's meeting this morning.
votation meeting this morning.

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