Security Council

  • (noun): A permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace.
    Synonyms: SC

Some articles on security council, security:

Sixth Emergency Special Session Of The United Nations General Assembly - Background
... At the UN General Assembly, a letter was sent to the president of the Security Council requesting a Security Council meeting to consider the matter (letter signed jointly by Australia, Bahamas, Belgium ... The Security Council convened between 5 to 9 January 1980 ... Two days later the Security Council adopted Resolution 462 acknowledging the lack of unanimity of its permanent members was preventing them from fulfilling their primary duty of maintaining peace and security ...
Argentina–Syria Relations - History - Kirchner Presidency
... In the 2006 United Nations Security Council election, Argentina supported, like all Mercosur countries, the candidacy of Venezuela (a Mercosur member) over Guatemala for a non-permanent seat in the ... the two-year non-permanent position on the UN Security Council ...
Legality Of The Iraq War
... US and UK officials have argued that existing UN Security Council resolutions related to the first Persian Gulf War and the subsequent ceasefire (660, 678), and to later inspections of ... of the invasion have challenged both of these assertions, arguing that an additional Security Council resolution, which the US and UK failed to obtain, would have been necessary to specifically authorize the invasion ... The UN Security Council, as outlined in Article 39 of the UN Charter, has the ability to rule on the legality of the war, but has yet not been asked by any UN member nation to do so ...
Lambertus Nicodemus Palar - Representing Indonesia
... conflict, Palar argued the case of Indonesian independence at the UN and the Security Council, even though his status was only as an "observer" because Indonesia was not a member of the UN at that time ... After a second Police Action was unpopular and subsequently condemned by the Security Council, the Roem-van Roijen Agreement was signed, which led to the Dutch-Indonesian Round Table Conference ... the UN because of the Indonesia-Malaysia conflict and upon the selection of Malaysia into the Security Council ...
Liancourt Rocks Dispute - Post World War II Era - Sebald Predicts Negative Outcome in Japan's Bid For UNSC Action, But Advises Legal Counsel
... would support Japan in the Security Council if it submitted the dispute with the ROK over Liancourt Rocks ... although Japan is free to do as it thought best in presenting its case, the Security Council would probably want to see that all bilateral efforts have been ...

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