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Denys Bédarride
22 June 2021 Last update on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 At 3:34 PM

From 2022, Gabon and Ghana will be the representatives of the African continent on the United Nations Security Council. These two countries will join the ten non-permanent members of the body, replacing Tunisia and Niger.

On June 11, the United Nations Security Council voted for the arrival of 5 new non-permanent members. These are Brazil, Albania, United Arab Emirates, Gabon and Ghana.

The two African countries obtained 183 and 185 votes respectively. Gabon and Ghana will sit on the board from January 2022 to the end of 2023, replacing Niger and Tunisia.

For each, this is the 4th time in their history that this has happened, and they will represent the African continent alongside Kenya, a member until the end of 2022.

Ali Bongo Ondimba, the Gabonese head of state, considered that it was a “great diplomatic victory” recorded by his country, and said he was aware of the “heavy responsibility” that this entails. This new wave of entrants could shake up several issues.

Ghana and Gabon have always had a certain political weight in Africa, and their opinion should count in decision-making.

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