BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 24. Elections were held for the members of Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for 2023-2026 on June 23, Trend reports citing the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.
Within the elections, candidates from 23 countries were nominated for 12 positions in the committee, including the head of the information and analytical research department of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children of Azerbaijan Elgun Safarov who is a member and deputy chairman of the UN Committee, for which the elections were held.
The Azerbaijani candidate received 109 votes and was re-elected for another term.
CEDAW is considered one of the main international mechanisms in the field of human rights protection at the global level.