Sunday, January 29, 2023

UNSC

UNSC reiterates call for women’s equal participation in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council has reiterated its call for full participation of women and girls in the Afghan society, expressing concern about the Taliban's latest ban on female students from going to universities. "Deeply alarmed" by reports that the Taliban...

France, UK support India as permanent UNSC member

France and the United Kingdom, two veto-wielding permanent members of the Security Council, reiterated their support for a permanent seat for India at the powerful horse-shoe table.“France supports the candidacy of Germany, Brazil, India and Japan as permanent members....

India to take over UNSC presidency at time of acute crisis

 India will take over the presidency of the Security Council on Thursday at a time of an acute international crisis that will call upon its diplomatic skills in the UN's highest decision-making body paralysed in the face of an...

India receives wide praise at UNSC for counter-terror leadership, guiding ‘Delhi Declaration’

 India has received wide praise for its leadership of the UN Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and for guiding the adoption of the Delhi Declaration on fighting terrorists using emerging technologies at its special meeting in New Delhi. "We welcome...

Key conspirators of 26/11 terror attacks continue to remain protected: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said the key conspirators and planners of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks continue to remain protected and unpunished, and stressed that India understands the cost of terrorism more than others.He said that...

UNSC approves sanctions package for Haiti to contain gang violence

A UN Security Council resolution approved imposing sanctions on Haiti, targeting gang leaders and their financiers, in an effort to end months of violence and lawlessness. The 15-member Council on Friday unanimously endorsed Resolution 2653, the first sanctions regime after...

SL to back India and Japan for permanent UNSC seat: SL prez

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said his government will back the bids of India and Japan for permanent member status at the UN Security Council.President Wickremesinghe is currently in Japan to attend the state funeral of the...

UNSC reforms should not be blocked by procedural tactics: Jaishankar

Underlining that India is prepared to take up greater responsibilities, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday that negotiations for the much-needed UN Security Council reforms should not be blocked by procedural tactics and naysayers cannot hold the...

Rajnath Singh calls upon SCO to fight terrorism unitedly

Any form of terrorism, including cross-border terrorism, is a crime against humanity and the menace must be dealt with unitedly, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday at a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tashkent.In his...

India to host UNSC members for special meet on counter-terrorism in October

India will host diplomats of the 15-nation UN Security Council on October 29 for a special meeting on counter-terrorism.India is halfway through the second year of its two-year term as an elected non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.India’s...