S. Korea keeps place on UN Economic and Social Council
Updated: 2019-06-15 16:05:10 KST
In other news, South Korea has been reelected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, keeping its place for the 5th straight term, going back to 2008.
Seoul's Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday that Korea will hold a place on the council for three years from 2020 to 2022.
The ministry said that Korea will continue to contribute to the development of economic and social issues of the international community.
At the UN general meeting on Friday, a total of 18 countries were elected to the 54-member council which oversees economic and social issues around the globe, ranging from human rights to crime and drugs.