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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter. Its powers include establishing peacekeeping operations, enacting international sanctions, and authorizing military action. The UNSC is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions on member states.

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U.S. Ambassador to U.N. ready for 'intense discussions' on Myanmar [Video]

U.S. Ambassador to U.N. ready for 'intense discussions' on Myanmar

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Monday she hopes to use Washington's presidency of the United Nations Security Council to push for more "intense discussions" on..

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India at UN urges Myanmar to resolve differences in peaceful, constructive manner [Video]

India at UN urges Myanmar to resolve differences in peaceful, constructive manner

India called on Myanmar leadership to resolve differences in peaceful and constructive manner. 'Rule of law and democratic process must be upheld and those detained be released'. It urged all..

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"Climate change is the biggest threat to security" [Video]

"Climate change is the biggest threat to security"

“Climate change is the biggest threat to security” and “those with the least security are now certain to suffer,” Naturalist David Attenborough said to the UN Security Council on Tuesday...

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British PM: climate change could fuel extremism [Video]

British PM: climate change could fuel extremism

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the U.N. Security Council that climate change could lead to the radicalization of vulnerable young men.

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Attenborough: Climate change global security threat [Video]

Attenborough: Climate change global security threat

British naturalist David Attenborough warned on Tuesday (February 23) that climate change is the biggest security threat that modern humans have ever faced, telling the U.N. Security Council: "I don't..

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UN Security Council meeting focuses on climate change and conflicts [Video]

UN Security Council meeting focuses on climate change and conflicts

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Boris Johnson: Threat climate change poses to global security of 'paramount importance' [Video]

Boris Johnson: Threat climate change poses to global security of 'paramount importance'

Boris Johnson describes the threat climate change poses to global security as of “paramount importance” as he opens a United Nations Security Council session on climate change. The Prime Minister..

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UN climate change summit: Security Council to tackle impact on global security [Video]

UN climate change summit: Security Council to tackle impact on global security

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UN Security Council to meet on global warming impact on world peace [Video]

UN Security Council to meet on global warming impact on world peace

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India announces gift of Covid-19 vaccines for UN peacekeepers [Video]

India announces gift of Covid-19 vaccines for UN peacekeepers

India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar raised concerns over lack of global coordination on Covid-19 vaccine distribution as he addressed the UN Security Council. He also raise the issue of..

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Watch: India announces 2 lakh Covid-19 doses for UN peacekeepers [Video]

Watch: India announces 2 lakh Covid-19 doses for UN peacekeepers

India, which has shipped ‘Made In India’ COVID-19 vaccines to 25 countries, on Wednesday appealed the international community to stop "vaccine nationalism" and actively encourage..

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Need to persist with vaccination drive along with public health measures: EAM [Video]

Need to persist with vaccination drive along with public health measures: EAM

Government needs to persist with vaccination drive along with other public health measures to slow down the COVID-19 virus, said Union External Affair Minister Dr S Jaishankar while addressing United..

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India to gift 200,000 vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers: EAM Jaishankar [Video]

India to gift 200,000 vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers: EAM Jaishankar

Government of India gifts of 200,000 vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers announced Union External Affair Minister Dr S Jaishankar while addressing United Nation Security Council in Open Debate on..

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India at UNSC: Terrorism emanating from Af-Pak border poses threat to regional peace and security [Video]

India at UNSC: Terrorism emanating from Af-Pak border poses threat to regional peace and security

India has once again condemned terrorism at UNSC meet. Recently it was in the event titled 'Threats of International Peace and Security caused by Terrorist Acts' India opined "Easy access to new and..

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North Korea made nuclear progress last year - UN [Video]

North Korea made nuclear progress last year - UN

North Korea maintained and developed its nuclear and ballistic missile programs throughout 2020 in violation of international sanctions, helping fund them with some $300 million stolen through cyber..

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UN: India vows to fight terrorism on first International Human Fraternity Day [Video]

UN: India vows to fight terrorism on first International Human Fraternity Day

India continues to raise voice against violence, terrorism and intolerance at the United Nations Security Council. During the first International Day of Human Fraternity India recalls that the..

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UN demands Myanmar coup leaders to free Suu Kyi [Video]

UN demands Myanmar coup leaders to free Suu Kyi

The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military, and stressed the need to uphold democracy, but stopped short of..

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UN demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi [Video]

UN demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi

The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military, and stressed the need to uphold democracy, but stopped short of..

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BJP, Congress members in Lok Sabha raise issue of Myanmar situation

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China harps on 'package solution' for India's bid to become UNSC permanent member

China reiterated its stand on New Delhi's bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council, and called for evolving a "package solution" that is acceptable to all to reform the top organ of..
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UNSC calls for immediate release of Myanmar leaders 'arbitrarily' detained by military

The UN Security Council on Thursday expressed deep concern over the declaration of the state of emergency in Myanmar by the military and called for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other..
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Airlifted 6m shots to 9 nations, will supply to WHO’s Covax facility, India tells UNSC

India has informed the UN Security Council that it will gradually supply vaccines to the Covax facility of the World Health Organisation and undertake contractual supplies to various countries in a..
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India and 3 other G4 nations seek single text for UNSC reforms

India and three other G4 nations seeking a permanent seat in the UN Security Council have asserted that the format of the inter-governmental negotiations (IGN) on UNSC reforms can be saved only if..
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At UNSC, India highlights its COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy

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At UNSC, India highlights politicisation of Syrian conflict

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'Mumbai blasts perpetrators enjoying 5-star hospitality': Jaishankar slams Pak at UNSC

Calling out Pakistan for its support for terrorism, Jaishankar asserted that the international community must not allow terrorism to be justified.
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In 8-point action plan against terrorism, Jaishankar slams Pakistan, takes a dig at China

Describing terrorism as the greatest threat to mankind, foreign minister S Jaishankar Tuesday proposed an 8-point action plan at the UNSC to ensure effective action against the menace of terrorism...
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'No ifs and buts': Jaishankar's eight-point action plan at UNSC on anti-terrorism

As part of the proposed plan, Jaishankar has asked for a reform in the working methods of committees "dealing with Sanctions and Counter Terrorism", asking for an end to the practise of blocking of..
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China stoops to new low, blocks India's entry at key sanctions committee of UNSC

China, which is one of the Permanent Five, prevented India from heading the UNSC 1267 Sanctions committee that lists international terrorists.
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China worked to prevent India from chairing key UNSC terrorism-related body

While India, as announced last week, will still head the counter-terrorism committee and also Taliban and Libya sanctions committees, China's opposition seems to have prevented India from heading the..
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to address UNSC on Tuesday

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France lends support to India over Kashmir issue, says didn't let China play any games in UNSC

When it comes to the Himalayan regions, you should check our statements, we have been completely clear, adviser to French President Macron said.
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French President's top advisor extends support to India at UNSC, says Paris did not allow Chinese 'games' at council

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Will support Africa without conditionalities: India at UNSC

As several African countries grapple with a debt crisis after having acquired concessional loans from China, India on Wednesday said it was committed to supporting Africa as per African priorities and..
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India has provided $1M to the OPCW Trust Fund for activities relating to the destruction of chemical stockpiles and related facilities in Syria.
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World cannot afford to dilute fight against terror taking advantage of Syria war: India at UNSC


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Indian flag raised at UNSC, envoy Trimurti says New Delhi to be voice of the developing world

This is the 8th time India assumes membership at the UNSC. Along with India--Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway also began 2-year term at the body.
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India took over as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) from January 1 for a two-year term.
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India slams China for stalling UN reforms

China, a member of the UNSC has been halting any attempts for application of the rules and move to a single "text-based negotiation."
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In what is seen as a significant achievement, Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra has been elected to a key United Nations committee that controls the financial and budgetary purse of the world body...
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At UNSC, India warns of artificial intelligence 'deepfakes' being used to fuel misinformation

India at the UNSC has warned that artificial intelligence-enabled deep learning to create 'deepfakes' which can be used for misinformation across the world and terror groups are using the internet for..
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UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists: India

The UN Security Council should not be misused by countries with "retaliatory intent to name innocent civilians as terrorist" without credible evidence by invoking non-transparent working methods and..
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India will raise its voice against terrorism, illegal weapon smuggling at UNSC: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India will not hesitate in raising its voice against the enemies of humanity, human race and human values including terrorism, smuggling of illegal..
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'When will India be allowed into UN's decision-making body?': PM Modi makes decisive statement at 75th UNGA session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today (i.e. September 26, Saturday). At the session, the Prime Minister made the case for India..
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China says 'package solution' needed for UNSC expansion due to enormous divisions

China, which has been stonewalling India's entry into the UN Security Council, on Thursday said there were "enormous divisions" on reforms to expand the premier body of the United Nations and expressed..
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PM Modi's twin addresses to UNGA will be truly significant as India enters Security Council: Amb Tirumurti


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India supports multilateralism, need to adopt speedier UNSC reforms: UN envoy Tirumurti


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India to UN: Reduced 38 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually

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