UN Security Council (UNSC) Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Ireland: Held Consultations on UN Security Council issues

India and Ireland held the bilateral consultations on UN Security Council issues on February 26, 2021 in the virtual mode. Highlights During the bilateral consultations, both the countries congratulated each other for their election to United Nation Security Council (UNSC). They also held discussions and briefed each regarding the UNSC priorities. They further held discussions ..

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BRICS Foreign ministers to attend COVID-19 meeting

The foreign ministers of the BRICS grouping are to discuss on measures to combat COVID-19. External Affairs Minister Shri S Jaishankar is to represent India at the meet. Highlights The video conference is to be hosted by Russia as it is the current rotating head. The ministers are to discuss possible joint measures to fight ..

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United Nations suspended rotation and deployment of Peace keeping forces

On April 8, 2020, the United Nations announced that the organization is suspending tis peace keeping forces till June 30. This is being done to mitigate the risk of transmission of COVID-19 virus. About UN Peace Keeping The United Nations Peace Keeping was founded in 1945. There are more than 90,000 active personnel currently working ..

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United Nations Security council to meet on COVID-19 first time

On April 2, 2020, the current president of United Nations Security Council, Dominican Republic announced that the world body is to meet over COVID-19 next week. The rotating presidency of the 15-member council was taken by the Caribbean country from the previous president China. China is a permanent member and has veto powers in the ..

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UNSC rejects Palestinian resolution demanding end to Israeli occupation on its territories within three years

UN Security Council (UNSC) has rejected a resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories within three years i.e. 2017. In this regard,  Jordan earlier had submitted the motion in UN after it was agreed and backed by 22 Arab states and the Palestinian Authority. Eight members of the 15-strong Security ..

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