Georgia was elected as a member of the Human Rights Council for 2023-2025 at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili announced this on Wednesday.
"I congratulate Georgia on its election as a member of the UN Human Rights Council for 2023-2025. The said is an important success of our country and gives us the opportunity to affirm Georgia's commitment to fundamental values on human rights and actively participate in ensuring their protection globally," Darchiashvili wrote on Facebook.
He thanked everyone who elected the republic to the UN Human Rights Council and noted that with close cooperation with other countries, he will work to improve the quality of human rights protection around the world.
This is the second time Georgia has become a member of the UN Human Rights Council. The republic was first elected to this body for a three-year term in 2016.