Morocco elected vice president of the UN General Assembly

Morocco is last Wednesday unanimously elected as Vice-President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, which by september 2017 to september 2018.

The 193 Member States of the United Nations voted during the 72nd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations for the appointment of Morocco to vice president.

Prior to the vote for Morocco was Miroslav Lajcak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, elected president of the General Assembly.

Miroslav Lajcak, the Vice-Presidents and the Chairmen of the six main committees and the five permanent members of the Security Council, which the General Committee forms, leiden.

Omar Halima, Morocco's Ambassador in the United Nations, was Chairman of the Third Committee of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, prior to the election of Morocco as vice president

The UN General Assembly covers issues related to human rights, as well as social, cultural and humanitarian affairs.

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