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Afro-asian Combination Defeats Israel for Seat on UN Trade Commission

May 13, 1968
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Israel has been defeated for re-election to a committee of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) by a combination of the Afro-Asian neutralist bloc which put up six candidates for the six seats to be filled by the African and. Asian members. Of the 53 votes cast for the vacant seats on the committee on invisibles and financing related to trade, Israel received 18.

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