Wednesday, February 21, 2024

UNSC

UNSC an old club with set of members who don’t want to be questioned: EAM

Expressing his displeasure over India not getting permanent membership in the UN Security Council, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the UN Security Council is like an old club with a set (of) members who do not...

US vetoes UNSC resolution calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The US has vetoed a draft resolution on the raging Israel-Hamas conflict in the UN Security Council that would have demanded an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in war-ravaged Gaza and the immediate and unconditional release of all hostages taken by...

Israel-Hamas war: UNSC adopts resolution

Calls for urgent humanitarian pauses, corridors in Gaza The UN Security Council has adopted its first resolution since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war, calling for “urgent and extended humanitarian pauses” in Gaza to address the escalating crisis for...

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Israel-Palestine conflict after veto by US

The UN Security Council on Wednesday failed to adopt a Brazil-led draft resolution that would have called for humanitarian pauses in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict to allow full access for aid to the Gaza strip after the US vetoed...

EAM meets UN leadership, discusses UNSC reforms

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with the top UN leadership here and discussed India’s G20 Presidency, regional issues and global challenges, sustainable development goals and Security Council reforms. A day before he addresses the General Debate at the ongoing...

‘Reform or rupture’: Guterres gives clarion call to reform UNSC

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday gave a clarion call to reform the UN Security Council “in line with the world of today” and based on equity, telling leaders that the 15-nation body reflects the political and economic...

Guterres ‘strongly advocates’ permanent seat for India at UNSC

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been a “strong advocate” for India’s inclusion in the permanent seat for United Nations Security Council, his spokesperson said on Thursday, reports ANI. “In terms of Security Council, the secretary general has been a...

Time has come for making India a permanent UNSC member, says Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged the international community to make UNSC more reflective of demographic realities of the world and make India a permanent member, adding that time has come for making the UN bodies more democratic...

UNSC extends mandate of special political mission in Afghanistan

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has adopted two resolutions concerning Afghanistan, both unanimously, one of which extended the mandate of the special political mission in the war-torn nation for one year. Resolution 2678 decides to extend the mandate of...

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...