United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Current Affairs, GK & News

UNSC 3-D Virtual Diplomacy

On January 20, 2022, members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) went on a virtual field trip to Columbia, with the help of Virtual Reality (VR) technology. 3-D Virtual Diplomacy On the virtual trip, they listen, watched and got insights into the peace process and what it looks like in Columbia. For the first time, UNSC in New ..

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UNSC Statement on Nuclear War

UNSC statement on Nuclear War was published by Kremlin on January 3, 2022. Five nuclear powers, namely Russia, China, Britain, the United States and France, stated in a joint statement that further spread of nuclear arms and a nuclear war should be avoided. Key Facts These five nations further look to avoid war between nuclear ..

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What are the features of UNSC resolution on Afghan assistance?

On December 22, 2021, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution unanimously to permit exemptions in sanctions against the Taliban. Features of the resolution The exemptions seek to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. It covers urgent humanitarian assistance and other activities, to support basic human needs in Afghanistan. It will primarily ..

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September 21: International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed by United Nations on September 21, every year. Key Points This day is also called as World Peace Day. The Day is celebrated across the world in order to strengthen the ideals of peace by observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. It promotes global solidarity to build ..

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EAM S. Jaishankar slams China for terror stand at UNSC

President of UN Security Council & External affairs minister (EAM) of India, S. Jaishankar, slammed at China for terror stand. He chaired the UNSC Briefing on “Threats to International Peace & Security Caused by Terrorist Acts” on August 19, 2021. Key Points He noted that, countries should not place “blocks and holds” the request to ..

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Afghanistan Govt seeks emergency UN session

Kabul’s chief for reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, has requested for an emergency UN Security Council session at regional conference on Afghanistan in Doha. Key Points This outs spotlight on India, which holds the presidency of the UNSC for August. India was also present at the meeting of extended “Troika Plus” on Afghanistan on August 12. Highlights ..

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