The UN elects Ecuador as a member of the Security Council for 2023 and 2024

The UN General Assembly elected Ecuador as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 2023-2024 biennium on June 9.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ecuadorian candidacy, which arrived unopposed in the Latin American and Caribbean group, received the support of 190 of the 193 United Nations member states. Ecuador will replace Mexico, which ends its mandate at the end of this year, and will sit for the fourth time in history in the highest decision-making body of the UN.

During 2023, the other seat corresponding to Latin America and the Caribbean will continue to be occupied by Brazil, which is currently in the first of its two years in office. Ecuador, which is a founding member of the . . .

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