Albania: Non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2022

With a high turnout in the voting process, Albania has crossed the required voting threshold as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Public Television has provided the document of the United Nations Election Commission that shows the end of the vote that gives Albania a place in this Council for 2022-2023.

84 of the 115 eligible countries in the UN have participated in the vote that appointed Albania, Korea, Ireland, Sri Lanka and Mexico members of the Security Council for next year, the Commission reports.

The process, which was announced a few days ago by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but has long been the subject of lobbying for Albania’s foreign policy, makes the country an actress for the first time in a round table where emerging issues of conflict are discussed. or a recommendation of procedures for countries addressing this structure.

Reporting to the Security Council is a procedure that currently involves Kosovo since resolution 1344 after the crisis with Serbia and the protection it received from NATO.

Albania itself is a candidate from Eastern European countries, a geography currently represented by Estonia in the Security Council that will have to leave on January 1st to pass to Albania.

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