UNSC: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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

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 ..

United Nations Security Council passes first COVID-19 resolution

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, ..

India elected as non-permanent member of UNSC

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 ..

UNSC

For the first time in its history, the United Nations Security Council met via video conferencing to discuss the COVID-19 situation. About UNSC The UNSC is one of the 6 main organs of the United Nations. It is the only organ of the UN that can issue binding resolutions to the members. Its functions include ..

UNSC adopts ‘lasting ceasefire’ resolution in Libya

The United Nations Security Council has recently adopted a resolution for a ‘lasting ceasefire’ in the North African oil-rich country Libya. The resolution which was drafted by Britain was approved by 14 countries with only Russia refraining from voting. The resolution is aimed at supporting for a lasting ceasefire in Libya without any pre-condition. The ..