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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 ..

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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India to take over as President of UNSC for August

From August India will be the president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month and then the nation will host various events in the three major areas of fight against terrorism, maritime security and peacekeeping. Highlights S. Tirumurti India’s permanent representative to the UN will hold a press conference on the Security ..

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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 ..

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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, ..

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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 ..

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