India will promote Human Rights in United Nations Security Council
Let us know that India will join the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a temporary member from January 1. The UNSC consists of five permanent members and 10 temporary members.
New Delhi: Underlining the need for comprehensive cooperation in the Security Council, India has said that India will promote fundamental values such as human rights and development during its tenure as a provisional member. India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador TS Tirumurthy said India's emphasis will also be on multilateralism.
India in Security Council:
Let us know that India will join the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a temporary member from January 1. The UNSC consists of five permanent members and 10 temporary members. India has got a seat in the UNSC for the eighth time as a temporary member.
India to promote Human Rights: TS Tirumurthy
"As the largest democracy, we will promote core values like democracy, human rights and development," Tirumurthy said. He said, India's message will be how can we promote diversity in the integrated framework which is reflected in many ways in the United Nations.
Thirumurthy said, India would certainly underline the need for greater cooperation in the Council. He said that this should not be a place where the urgent needs could not be properly addressed due to any deadlock in the decision making process.
India is temporary member of Security Council:
Apart from India, Norway, Kenya, Ireland and Mexico will join as temporary members in the year 2021. Apart from these, Estonia, Niger, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam are temporary members of UNSC.
China, France, Russia, Britain and the United States are permanent members. India will chair the UNSC in August 2021 and then the Council for a month in 2022.