United Nations. As India prepares to take over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in December, India’s UN envoy Ruchira Kamboj met Secretary-General Antonio Guterres besides General Assembly President Kasaba Korosi to discuss the priorities during her presidency of the powerful world body. discussed. India will take over the rotating presidency of the UNSC from December 1.
This will be the second time, after August 2021, that he will chair the council during his two-year term as an elected UNSC member. Kamboj tweeted on Tuesday, “It was a pleasure to meet Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today. Discussed priorities and action plan ahead of India’s presidency of the UN Security Council in December. On Monday, Kamboj met Korosi, who tweeted, “As always a pleasure meeting India’s Permanent Representative Ruchira Kamboj.
Today’s discussion focuses on India’s Presidency of the Security Council, which begins on Thursday. I am looking forward to the coming month.” India’s 2021-2022 term in the Security Council ends on 31 December. Prior to this, India’s first woman Permanent Representative to the United Nations Kamboj will serve as the President of the powerful world body for a month.
India will also take over the presidency of the G20 for a year from December 1. Countering terrorism and reforming the concept of multilateralism will be key priorities for India during its presidency of the UNSC. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a two-day visit to New York on December 14 to renew the emphasis on reformed multilateralism and on December 15 to preside over the Security Council’s ‘signature events’ on counter-terrorism.