Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Nigeria Assumes President Of UN Security Council For April


Nigeria has assumed the rotational presidency of the United Nations Security Council for April.

Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN Professor Joy Ogwu took over the role from Sylvie Lucas, Luxembourg's representative.

Joy Ogwu listed her priority for April to include three open debates to address the Middle East, women, peace and security and on the initiative of Nigeria, maintenance of international peace and security.

The council is composed of five permanent members - China, United States, Britain, France, and Russia and ten non-permanent members.

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