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Gambian Diplomat Muhammadou Kah elected Vice President of United Nations Human Rights Council

Muhammadou Kah
Gambian Diplomat professor Muhammadou Kah elected vice president by United Nations Human Rights Council

Professor Muhammadu M.O. Kah has been elected vice-president of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

He was the permanent representative and ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia to the Swiss Confederation and the Permanent Mission of The Gambia to the United Nations Office, World Trade Organisation, and other International Organisations in Geneva

The election was confirmed at a meeting in Brussels where the UN Human Rights were holding their 34th special session on the deteriorating of human rights in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression.

He will hold the position until 31st December 2022.

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Professor Kah has held teaching positions in Africa, Middle East, USA and Eastern Europe. He was the former vice-chancellor of the University of The Gambia where he served from 2009-2015. Before joining UTG, he served as the founding Dean of the School of Information Technology and Communications at the American University of Nigeria.

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