TS Tirumurti assumes Chair of UNSC Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022
- T S Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has been appointed as the Chair of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022.
- It must be remembered that India has assumed the chairmanship of the United Nations Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (UNSC-CTC) for one year, beginning from January 01, 2022.
- Being the Chair of CTC 2022, India will work to further enhance the role of CTC in strengthening the multilateral response to counter-terrorism, and ensure that global response to the threat of terrorism remains unambiguous, undivided and effective.
- India is currently a non-permanent member of the 15-nation UNSC. Its two-year term will end December 31, 2022.
Source: Business Standard