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UNESCO-INDIA India gets elected to UNESCO World Heritage Committee for four-year term

It consists of 58 member states each with a four-year term of office, according to the UNESCO website.

India was on Thursday elected to the World Heritage Committee of the UN’s cultural organisation for a four-year term, a week after the country was re-elected to the UNESCO Executive Board.

“Happy to announce that India has won the seat on World Heritage Committee from the Asia Pacific region. I thank all our supporters for leading us to this historic win,” Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi said in a tweet on Thursday.

India to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) tweeted that “India gets elected to the World Heritage Committee with 142 votes for a four year term from 2021-25!” On Nov 17, India won the re-election to the executive board of the UNESCO for the 2021-25 term.

The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates…

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