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Ghana elected to UN Security Council

Ghana has been elected to the United Nation’s Security Council for the term 2022-2023.

In her initial reaction to the outcome, Foreign Affairs Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey said: “Ghana will use its membership to pursue conflict prevention, post conflict reconstruction and strengthening of governance, leveraging on our previous and current experience as Chair of ECOWAS as well as our active membership of AU”.

Below is the tally of votes

Ghana had the highest number of votes 185 out of the 190 ballots cast.
Required majority was 125.
Gabon 183
UAE 179
DRC 3
Iran 1

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