United Nations Security Council Current Affairs - 2019

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PM Modi meets PM of St. Vincent and Grenadines in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Prime Minister of St. Vincent and Grenadines Dr. Ralph Everard Gonsalves in New Delhi. Prime Minister R.E Gonsalves who is on a first ever visit of Prime Minister of St. Vincent and Grenadines to India is also participating in high-level United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification (UNCCD) Symposium, a 12-day Read More…

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UNSC Votes to end Peacekeeping Operations in Haiti

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) voted unanimously voted for the resolution to completely end its peacekeeping operations in Haiti on October 15. The resolution also called for establishing a political mission to support government efforts to promote order and development in Haiti situated in Latin America. UN Peace Keeping Mission in Haiti U.N. Peace Keeping Mission in Haiti Read More…

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UNSC Resolution on Terror Financing

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted a French-drafted resolution which ordered countries worldwide to step up the fight against terrorism financing by ensuring they have laws that make it a serious crime to fund terrorist acts. UNSC Resolution This resolution is the first stand-alone measure dedicated specifically to counter the financing of Read More…

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US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

US President Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This is a departure from the earlier stand of US where it treated Golan Heights as occupied Syrian territory, in line with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. What is the dispute over Golan Heights? Until 1967 Golan Heights Read More…

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China Blocks Listing of Azar Masood as Global Terrorist

China has again blocked the bid to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Azhar Masood as a global terrorist in the United Nations Security Council 1267 list. The proposal was moved by France the UK and the US on February 27, on the backdrop of Pulwama Terror Attack. Just before the deadline for filing of Read More…

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UNSC Blacklists Osama bin Laden’s Son Hamza

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has designated Hamza bin Laden, the son of slain al Qaida chief Osama bin Laden, under its sanctions list by describing him as being seen as the “most probable successor” of the group’s current leader Aiman al-Zawahiri. UNSCs 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee has listed Hamza bin Laden Read More…

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Kelly Knight Craft is the new US ambassador to the UN

US President Donald Trump has announced the nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as the new US ambassador to the UN. The post of the US ambassador to the UN was vacant due to the resignation of Nikki Haley. Kelly Knight Craft is currently serving as the US ambassador to Canada. The appointment would be formalised after Read More…

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