China Blocks Brazil’s Evangelical Group Seeking United Nations Recognition

Since 2019, Bolsonaro's government has looked favorably on the organization's request, since it would represent an important reinforcement for some items on Brazil's diplomatic agenda.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chinese government has created obstacles for a body of Brazilian evangelical jurists to enjoy official status at the United Nations. In a meeting on Monday in New York, Beijing asked the Brazilian association to demonstrate it has sufficient global reach to justify obtaining a privileged space at the UN.

The National Association of Evangelical Jurists (ANAJURE) had requested consultative status at the United Nations and was hoping that a meeting with the organization this week would authorize its accession.

Upon receiving the stamp of ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) of the United Nations, the bodies . . .

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