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

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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UNSC against restoration of Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has declared that it is against the restoration of Islamic emirate in Afghanistan. Key Points UNSC expressed its deep concern over high levels of violence in war-torn Afghanistan following the Taliban stepping up its military offensive. Ministration of UNSC is seen by most of its members as a better alternative ..

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Narendra Modi: 1st Indian PM to chair UNSC debate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually preside over an open debate at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on August 9, 2021. Highlights Debate will be held on the issue of maritime security at UNSC. India is holding presidency of UNSC for August and Narendra Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to chair an ..

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