India  

India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled

Video Credit: ANI - Duration: 01:03s - Published
India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled

India secures UNSC seat, sails through with 184 out of 192 valid votes polled

India on June 17 secured a comfortable victory in the United Nations Security Council elections to join the powerful 15-nation body as a non-permanent member for the 2021-22 term.

With 184 votes out of the total 192 polled, India which won the UN non-permanent seat for the eighth time has emerged as the single-endorsed candidate from the Asian Pacific regional group, amid the larger push for the country to be made a permanent member of the five-nation apex grouping, currently comprising the US, UK, Russia, China, and France.

The elections for President of the 75th session of the General Assembly, five non-permanent members of the Security Council as well as members of the Economic and Social Council were held under special voting arrangements put in place at the UN headquarters due to COVID-19 related restrictions.

India, one of the founding members of the world body has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Council for 7 times during the years- 1950-1951, 1967-1968, 1972-1973, 1977-1978, 1984-1985, 1991-1992 and most recently in 2011-2012.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

United Nations Security Council United Nations Security Council One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international security

Indian Mission in NY to get 4 more diplomats as it takes seat at UNSC high table

India will increase its diplomatic strength at its Permanent Mission in New York ahead of taking the role as a non-permanent member at United Nations Security..
DNA

Indian Mission in NY to get 4 more diplomats as it prepares to take seat at UNSC high table

India will increase its diplomatic strength at its Permanent Mission in New York ahead of taking the role as a non-permanent member at United Nations Security..
DNA

Dawood, other terrorists continue to enjoy 'patronage' in a neighbouring country: India to UNSC

India has told the UN Security Council that Dawood Ibrahim, who perpetrated the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, and other UN-designated terrorists “unsurprisingly"..
IndiaTimes

China tries raising Kashmir in UNSC, gets no support

On the first anniversary of India’s revocation of the special status of J&K, China tried to initiate a discussion in the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the..
IndiaTimes

India gives stern response to China after it raises Kashmir issue at UNSC

China got a stern reposnse from India after it raised the Kashmir issue at United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
DNA

United Nations United Nations Intergovernmental organization

Beirut explosion : UN warns of possible humanitarian crisis in wake of blast [Video]

Beirut explosion : UN warns of possible humanitarian crisis in wake of blast

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 05:49Published
EJ Espresso: Pak-China plans to raise Kashmir at UN fall flat again [Video]

EJ Espresso: Pak-China plans to raise Kashmir at UN fall flat again

Fire at Ahmedabad Covid hospital leaves 8 dead. Manoj Sinha replaces GC Murmu as J&K L-G. Pak-China plans to raise Kashmir at UN fall flat again. And ED to question Rhea in Sushant death case. All the news and updates for you in this editorji playlist.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 07:37Published

United Nations General Assembly United Nations General Assembly Principal organ of the United Nations

CRPF personnel perform Yoga in Jammu [Video]

CRPF personnel perform Yoga in Jammu

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on June 21 celebrated International Yoga Day by performing various Asanas. This was the sixth edition of International Yoga Day. The CRPF personnel also maintained the social distancing while performing Yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched World Yoga Day at United General Assembly in 2014.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:26Published

United Nations Economic and Social Council United Nations Economic and Social Council Principal organ of the United Nations

COVID-19: India extended medical assistance to over 150 countries, says PM Modi [Video]

COVID-19: India extended medical assistance to over 150 countries, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the high-level segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) session on July 17 via video conference. The PM said, "In our joint fight against COVID-19, we have extended medical and other assistance to over 150 countries. COVID-19 pandemic has severely tested the resilience of all nations. In India, we have tried to make the fight against the pandemic a people's movement, by combining the efforts of government and civil society."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:18Published
India actively supported UN's development work, first ECOSOC president was Indian: PM Modi [Video]

India actively supported UN's development work, first ECOSOC president was Indian: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the high-level segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) session on July 17 via video conference. While addressing, PM said, "Today, the United Nations brings together 193 member countries. Along with its membership, the expectations from the organisation have also grown. From the very beginning, India has actively supported the UN's development work and the ECOSOC. The first president of ECOSOC was an Indian. India also contributed to shaping the ECOSOC agenda."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:14Published

You Might Like

Related news from verified sources


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

India's UNSC election: Govt slams Pakistan for misusing international fora [Video]

India's UNSC election: Govt slams Pakistan for misusing international fora

India hit out at Pakistan after election to UN Security Council. Pakistan reportedly did not vote for India in the UNSC election. Pakistan's move was in vain; India got 184 votes against minimum..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:38Published
Combating terrorism going to be priority for us in Security Council: India's Envoy to UN [Video]

Combating terrorism going to be priority for us in Security Council: India's Envoy to UN

The India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador TS Tirumurti informed on June 18 that the United Nations member States elected India for non-permanent seat in the Security..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published