Canada, Ireland and Norway Wrap Up Their Campaigns for Security Council Seats as New Voting Methods Are Proposed

There will be two empty seats in the UNSC at the end of the year, left by Belgium and Germany — and they will need to be filled, virus or not.

by Stéphanie Fillion. Read more on PassBlue.

As part of standard procedures in UN General Assembly elections, officials hold up empty ballot boxes for inspection by teller delegates, before collecting member states’ ballots. The pandemic has forced new methods on Assembly voting as the UN stays physically shut until the end of June for now. UN PHOTO



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