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India`s Permanent Representative to the UN Ruchira Kamboj said on Friday that India is all set to ensure a place for itself at the global top tables. It will make its place in G-20 and the UN Security Council presidency as the country is eager to bring solutions to the table. Kamboj, when questioned about UNSC reforms and India`s permanent seat at the security council during the media interaction, stated, "India is ready to take its place at the global top tables as a country that is willing to bring solutions to the table. One of the central tenets of our foreign policy is human-centric and which will remain the same.”
India abstained from voting on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on Thursday. The resolution was to set up a fact-finding mission which can deal with the investigation of the alleged Human Rights violation that was committed on protesters in Iran which began on September 16. This resolution came amidst the protests after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was detained by Iran`s morality police for wearing an `inappropriate` headscarf .
The discussion, moderated by UNESCO MGIEP Director Anantha Duraiappah, was focused on ‘Education for Human Flourishing’ It was part of the Ahinsa Lecture Series and kickstarted the 10-year celebration of UNESCO MGIEP The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2, the birthday of Gandhi