New Delhi , Jan 6 : Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday will address at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts.
"Open Debate: Challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts, Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla will represent India in #UNSC. Watch live: 06 January 2021, starting 0830 EST (1900 hours IST)," India at UN, NY wrote in a tweet. Earlier on Monday, India's flag was installed at the UNSC stakeout as the country begins its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the powerful UN body for the 2021-22 period.
"India comes into the Security Council as the largest democracy representing 1/6th of humanity and with a strong commitment to reformed multilateralism, rule of law, a fair and equitable international system and to peace, security and development. We will use our tenure to bring human-centric and inclusive solutions to matters of international peace and security. India will be a voice for the developing world," said TS Tirumurti, Permanent Representative of India to the UN.