India hold two signature events on reformed multilateralism and counter-terrorism.
Important for IAS / PCS Prelims Exam
⦿ India, the current President of the 15-nation U.N. Security Council, will hold two signature events on reformed multilateralism and counter-terrorism.
⦿ India proposes to organize a briefing of the Security Council on December 15 on ‘Global counter-terrorism approach – principles and the way forward” under the ‘Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts’.
⦿ PERMANENT AND NON-PERMANENT MEMBERS in UNO
⦿ Five permanent members: China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States,
⦿ Ten non-permanent members elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly (with end of term year):
United Arab Emirates (2023)
⦿ A State which is a Member of the United Nations but not of the Security Council may participate, without a vote, in its discussions when the Council considers that country’s interests are affected. Both Members and non-members of the United Nations, if they are parties to a dispute being considered by the Council, may be invited to take part, without a vote, in the Council’s discussions; the Council sets the conditions for participation by a non-member State.
⦿ Each year, the General Assembly elects five non-permanent members (out of ten in total) for a two-year term.
⦿ The ten non-permanent seats are distributed on a regional basis.