Volker Turk

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Volker Turk Becomes New UN High Commissioner For Human Rights

Volker Turk of Austria has been appointed as the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The appointment has also been approved by the General Assembly. “Turk has devoted his long and distinguished career to advancing universal human rights,” said UN Chief in a statement. Turk ensured that a UN system-wide coordination will be followed.

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 05:59 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: UN, General assembly, Antonio Guterres, Volker Turk, UNHR

Courtesy: ANI