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

UNSC questions rights granted to minorities in China & Pakistan

Published: August 24, 2019

In a special UNSC council meeting organized on minority rights, the Nations of Pakistan and People’s Republic of China (PRC) were criticized for their alleged lack of dignified rights granted to the minorities living in their territory. What has happened? Poland, which is the current UNSC chair for the month of August, had organized a ..


UN Security Council to hold meeting over Kashmir

Published: August 16, 2019

In an exceptionally rare meeting of the United Nation Security Council, the body had decided to convene a closed-door meeting of its members to discuss Kashmir issue. What has happened? Poland, which is currently the holder of the council presidency, has listed the Kashmir matter for discussion before the UNSC. The UNSC meeting holds tremendous ..


India in Peacekeeping Missions

Published: July 30, 2019

The United Nations, after approval of the United Nations Security council often deploys peacekeepers in regions where there are troubles and danger to human life and dignity. These peacekeepers are made up of volunteers from the member states of the UN. India’s peacekeeping efforts India has been and remains one of the world’s largest contributors ..


India Condemns UN report on Kashmir Situation

Published: July 9, 2019

India has lodged a strong protest with the United Nations Human Rights Office over its report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. UNHRC Report In 2018 the Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released had released a report on Kashmir. Now an update has been released citings neither the Governments of India ..


India s Candidature for Non-Permanent Seat at UNSC Endorsed

Published: June 27, 2019

The Asia Pacific group has unanimously endorsed the candidature of India for the non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). India s candidature was endorsed for a two-year term in 2021-22. The unanimous endorsement also witnessed the support from China and Pakistan, with whom India is at a diplomatic tussle. How UNSC Non-permanent ..