Rwanda: UN Security Council Presidency an ‘Eye-opener’ – Foreign Minister

| April 30, 2013

[allAfrica]New York -The government of Rwanda is completing a busy month at the helm of the United Nations Security Council, a task that rotates among members – both the five nations with permanent seats and the 10 non-permanent members who are elected to two-year terms by the UN General Assembly. Rwanda assumed one of three African seats in January, replacing South Africa. In New York on April 1, Rwanda’s UN Representative Eugene-Richard Gasana began to chair Council meetings, and Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwa

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