Security Council

Reports of civilian deaths in ongoing Russia-Ukraine war deeply disturbing: India at UN

Underlining that the impact of the Ukraine conflict is not just limited to Europe, he said, the conflict is worsening concerns over food, and fuel security, particularly in the developing countries.

published on : 29th June 2022

US to hold first I2U2 summit; India, Israel and UAE to take part

I2U2 is an entirely new grouping of partners that includes the United States, Israel, India, and the UAE.

published on : 15th June 2022

Intercontinental ballistic missile launches: US sets Thursday vote on new UN sanctions on North Korea

The measure faces opposition from North Korea's neighbors China and Russia, which both said at a council meeting on May 11 that they wanted to see new talks and not more punishment for the North.

published on : 26th May 2022

Russia accused of spreading disinformation by US and Britain

Britain’s deputy ambassador James Roscoe told a UN Security Council meeting that Russia has conducted cyber-attacks and used “an online troll factory to spread disinformation.

published on : 24th May 2022

Pentagon spokesman Kirby to lead Biden's national security communications team

John Kirby is a veteran public affairs official, having served in various roles at the Pentagon and US State Department, notably as the latter's spokesperson during the Obama administration.  

published on : 21st May 2022

UN condemns killing of Palestinian-American journalist

The council statement reiterated "that journalists should be protected as civilians" and also condemned the injury to Abu Akleh's colleague.

published on : 14th May 2022

Nordic nations back India’s bid for UNSC permanent seat

India has for long been pitching for a permanent seat at UNSC for over a decade now, but China has been the stumbling block.

published on : 5th May 2022

UNSC plays limited role in maintaining global peace: Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

India is among the ten non-permanent members of the body and only a permanent member has the power to veto any substantive resolution.

published on : 18th April 2022

India and US urge Taliban to follow UNSC resolution, call for ending Myanmar violence

The two countries' ministers urged the Taliban to respect the human rights of all Afghans, including women, children and members of minority groups; and to uphold freedom of travel.

published on : 12th April 2022

At UN, repeated Security Council meetings on Ukraine keep up pressure on Russia

The new meeting, proposed by France and Mexico, will "focus on refugees, third-country nationals and human trafficking," said a diplomat on condition of anonymity. 

published on : 12th April 2022

Ukraine invasion places sharp new focus on calls for UN reform

'Are you ready to close the UN" and abandon international law. "If your answer is no, then you need to act immediately'

published on : 10th April 2022

Pakistan beyond Imran

The crisis can help Pakistan take a hard look at its exploitative elite or allow the country to slide into irrevocable darkness  

published on : 10th April 2022

Don't expect Russia to be ousted from UN Security Council: White House  

A day earlier, Russia was suspended from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 9th April 2022

Biden says Russia's ouster from UN Human Rights Council 'meaningful step' by global community

Biden said the US worked closely with its allies and partners around the world to drive this vote because Russia is committing gross and systemic violations of human rights. 

published on : 8th April 2022

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UN Security Council for 1st time since Russian invasion 

The Council and the General Assembly have held several meetings, including a rare Emergency Special Session in the 193-member Assembly on the situation in Ukraine.

published on : 5th April 2022
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