UN Security Council Debate for Candidates from Western European & Other Group

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UN Security Council Debate for Candidates from Western European & Other Group
Friday, May 4, 2018

NEW YORK - On May 4, 2018, WFUNA convened a debate for the candidates from the Western European & Others Group competing for a spot on the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term.

In the ECOSOC Chamber at UN Headquarters, over 110 representatives of UN Member States, civil society organizations, and UN Agencies gathered to hear from the candidates hoping to be elected on the UN Security Council in the upcoming June election. H.E. Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, Permanent Representative of Belgium and H.E. Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of Germany introduced their platforms and answered questions. The third candidate, Israel, withdrew their candidacy immediately prior to the event.

If you missed it, you can watch the full debate here, view the photo gallery here or browse our Twitter Moment here.

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