United Nations Security Council Current Affairs, GK & News

United Nations Security Council

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a principal organ of the United Nations and is charged with the maintenance of international peace and security. UN Security Council Chamber in New York is also known as the Norwegian Room. Powers of UNSC The Powers of the UNSC are outlined in the United Nations Charter. These include: ..

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Russian-Ukraine Crisis: India’s Stand in UNSC Draft Resolution

India abstained from a United Nations Security Council resolution sponsored by the United States that strongly condemned Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. India stated that discussion is the only way to resolve differences and issues, and expressed regret that diplomacy was abandoned. Overview: Russia, chaired the meeting as it holds the presidency for the month of ..

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India’s Eight Point Action Plan to UNSC to combat terrorism

The External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar recently addressed the United Nations Security Council open debate. During his address, the minister proposed eight-point action plan. What is the eight-point action plan proposed by India? All the member nations should fulfil their obligations in international counter-terrorism conventions and instruments. The countries should not bring in double ..

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India to chair 3 UNSC Committees

The Ambassador of India to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council. What are the three UNSC committees to be chaired by India? Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee and Taliban Sanctions Committee. What is the Counter-Terrorism Committee? The Counter-Terrorism committee of the United ..

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Iran’s Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions: Highlights

The Iranian Parliament has recently passed a bill called the “Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions”. The bill aims to boost the nuclear activity of Iran in the wake of killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He was the head of the Iranian defence ministry innovation centre. He was assassinated on November ..

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India-Vietnam Defence Ministers hold discussions

The Defence Ministers of India and Vietnam recently discussed the collaboration in the defence industry. The discussions include training, capacity building and cooperation in United Nations Peace keeping operations. The countries reaffirmed the strong India-Vietnam Defence cooperation during the discussion. Key discussions During the discussions, the countries reaffirmed their vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan ..

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