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CAIRO - 13 November 2021: Egypt, on behalf of the African countries, has won the membership of the International Law Commission for five-year term starting from January 2023.
Egyptian candidate Ambassador Ahmed Fathallah won a membership of the Commission for the period 2023-2027 after obtaining 159 votes in the elections that took place at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday, said Ambassador Osama Abdel-Khaleq, Egypt’s permanent representative to the United Nations, in a statement
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt's embassies abroad and the Egyptian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York exerted tremendous efforts to secure the votes needed for the Egyptian candidate in this highly competitive election.
“This winning represents a new addition to Egypt's distinguished diplomatic balance at the international level,” the statement said.
The International Law Commission comprises 34 experts with outstanding academic and practical qualifications and experience in the field of international law.
“The Egyptian candidacy for membership in the committee comes within the framework of Egypt’s keenness to continuously contribute to international efforts to codify and develop international law,” the statement read.