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One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security

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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations and international sanctions as well as the authorization of military actions through resolutions – it is the only body of the United Nations with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The council held its first session on 17 January 1946.

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'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review

There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security..
Reuters - Published

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week

United Nations food chief David Beasley warned the Security Council on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack..
Reuters - Published

Videos for United Nations Security Council

U.S. Says Attacks On Commercial Shipping 'Raise Very Serious Concerns' [Video]U.S. Says Attacks On Commercial Shipping 'Raise Very Serious Concerns'

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, the United States called attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' and told the UN Security Council that the latest incidents involving two oil..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions [Video]U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, when asked about recent North Korean missile launches, a US State Department spokeswoman said that Pyongyang's entire weapons of mass destruction program..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:10Published

Trump To Take Trip To Japan And Meet With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe [Video]Trump To Take Trip To Japan And Meet With Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

President Donald Trump has a trip to Japan promised to have a mix of down time and international progress. According to CNN, it’s a great time to work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

UNSC discusses Sahel violence [Video]UNSC discusses Sahel violence

The G5 Joint Force was set up by the Sahel countries - Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger - two years ago, but it's still barely operational, lacking funding and key equipment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

N. Korea Says Ship seizure Violates Trump-Kim Summit [Video]N. Korea Says Ship seizure Violates Trump-Kim Summit

Reuters reports North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact between the two countries’ leaders...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

'Sexual Health' Language Removed From A UN Anti-Rape Resolution [Video]'Sexual Health' Language Removed From A UN Anti-Rape Resolution

According to Business Insider, "The United Nations Security Council removed language on sexual and reproductive health from a resolution about rape as a weapon of war, after the United States..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health lang [Video]The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health lang

The United States is reportedly threatening to veto a resolution in the United Nations Security Council that would prevent rape as a weapon of war and terrorism. Business Insider reports that the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

U.N. Caves to Veto Threat By Anti-Abortion U.S. Over Rape In War Help [Video]U.N. Caves to Veto Threat By Anti-Abortion U.S. Over Rape In War Help

According to Reuters, a U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

 

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable'

The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats

The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said.
Reuters - Published

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