UN congratulates Maldives on Human Rights seat

The United Nations has congratulated the Maldives for gain a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.

The UN noted that the election of the Maldives shows a “a high level of international confidence that the country will be able to play a strong leadership role in human rights.”

“The eyes of the world will be on the Maldives Government, both as a guarantor and protector of human rights in the country, as well as to act as a role model in the international community,” the UN commented.

The organisation pledged its continued support.