UN International Law Commission: Ahmed Laraba re-elected for new term

APS - 13 November 2020

NEW YORK-Algerian jurist Ahmed Laraba was re-elected Friday to the United Nations (UN) International Law Commission by the General Assembly for a new term.

Laraba received 151 votes out of 192 votes cast, according to the final results of the voting operation.

Laraba will represent Algeria in the Group of African States composed of nine members.

Ahmed Laraba was entrusted by the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in January 2020, with the chairmanship of the Committee of Experts responsible for issuing proposals for a constitutional revision that was voted in a popular referendum on November 1 the same year.

Laraba was also entrusted with the chairmanship of the National Commission in charge of preparing the draft revision of the organic law on the election system.