• Home
  • Qatar elected as UN General Assembly 73rd session Vice President

Qatar elected as UN General Assembly 73rd session Vice President

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday elected Qatar as Vice-President of the General Assembly for its 73rd session, which will begin in mid-September.
The election is a recognition by the Member States of the role played by Qatar in the United Nations and the distinct status of its role at the regional and international levels.
Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa was on Tuesday elected president of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly taking over from Slovakian Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak. She won 128 of the votes, compared to the 62 votes the Honduras representative won out of the total 193.



Read the full article on Qatar Tribune, June 6, 2018

Perspectives: Turkey-Gulf Relations in Erdoğan’s Next Term

May 30, 2023

Turkey and Saudi Arabia: A “Manageable Competition” Sinem Cengiz Non-Resident Fellow, Gulf International Forum; Research Assistant, Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University Turkish-Saudi relations are…

Reflecting on the Turkey-Qatar Partnership, Fifty Years Later

May 22, 2023

In 2023, Turkey and Qatar are to celebrate 50 years of full diplomatic ties, providing an opportunity for both nations to reflect on the evolution…

Qatar-Bahrain Relations: Prioritizing Progress Despite Complicated History

April 25, 2023

In recent months, the Middle East and North Africa region has seen notable progress towards normalization and peace. The diplomatic activity between Saudi Arabia and…

Subscribe to Receive Latest Updates from GIF.