Azerbaijan’s representative was elected a UN Committee’s member

24.06.2022,12:35


June 24, Fineko/abc.az. Elections to CEDAW for 2023-2026 were held in New York as part of the 22nd meeting of the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.

ABC.AZ reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that candidates from 23 countries competed for the 12 vacancies in the Committee, including Elgun Safarov, head of the Department on the Information & Analytic Researches of the State Committee for Family, Women & Children Affairs and a member and vice-chairperson of the UN Committee. In the voting with the participation of 187 countries, the Azerbaijani candidate received 109 votes and was re-elected a member of the CEDAW for the next term.