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Non-Permanent Members Of The UNSC

Non-Permanent Members Of The UNSC:

Pakistan, Panama, Somalia, Denmark, and Greece have been elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for a two-year term starting in 2025. This marks Pakistan’s 8th term as a non-permanent member

  • India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council 8 times, the last being 2021-2022.
  • The UNSC is one of the six principal organs of the UN, along with the UNGA, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and UN Secretariat.
  • It consists of 15 members, with five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US) holding veto power.
  • The UNSC has primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security.
  • United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) annually elects five non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term through a secret ballot.