AKIPRESS.COM - Kazakhstan has presented its candidacy to the Human Rights Council for the period of 2022-2024, the New Europe reported as Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi saying in Geneva on February 24.
“Kazakhstan has presented its candidacy to the Human Rights Council for the period of 2022-2024. With your support, if elected, we are committed to contributing to a more effective, balanced and impartial work of the Council,” Tleuberdi told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
He stressed that Kazakhstan proceeds from the premise that the Human Rights Council should remain the main multilateral platform to address human rights.
Tleuberdi informed the UN about the first results of Kazakh new initiative the concept the so-called “listening state,” which, he said, aims “at strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights in Kazakhstan.”