UNSC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India rejects China’s effort to raise Kashmir issue at UN

Published: August 6, 2020

India has firmly rejected the claim of China to raise the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council. The government has reacted sharply to the demand of China and has asked it to stop interfering in the internal matters of the country. Details China initiated a discussion at the UN Security Council on ..

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United Nations Security Council passes first COVID-19 resolution

Published: July 2, 2020

On July 1, 2020, the United Nations Security Council adopted the first COVID-19 related resolution. The resolution demanded an immediate cessation of hostilities all around the world Highlights The resolution was drafted by France and Tunisia. The resolution calls for the parties of armed conflicts to pause for at least 90 days to provide safe, ..

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India elected as non-permanent member of UNSC

Published: June 18, 2020

India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for a two-year term from 2021 to 2022. India was a candidate for a non-permanent seat from the Asia-Pacific. Along with India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway also won the UNSC elections. India will be a part of the UNSC along with the ..

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United Nations suspended rotation and deployment of Peace keeping forces

Published: April 8, 2020

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

Published: April 2, 2020

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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