DR assumes its UN Security Council seat on 1 January

The Dominican Republic assumes starting 1 January 2019, together with Germany, Belgium, South Africa and Indonesia, its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. The council is the only United Nations body that can make legally binding decisions and has the power to impose sanctions and authorize the use of force.

The Dominican Republic will be represented by newly-appointed ambassador Jose Singer. The Ministry of Foreign Relations reported that recently, Dominican ambassador to the United Nations, Frank Cortorreal, met with secretary general of the UN Antonio Guterres to present the Dominican Republic work program.

26 December 2018