United Nations Security Council

  • (UNSC)
Committee Description

The Security Council is one of the main organs of the United Nations that was established in 1945 when the UN was founded. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security under the Charter of the United Nations. The UNSC has 15 Members, five of which are permament, namely: People’s Republic of China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Non- permanent Members are elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly and each Member has one vote. The UNSC Presidency is held by each Member in turn for one month. The functions and Powers of the Security Council according to the UN Charter are:

• To maintain international peace and security

• To propose adjustment methods and call upon parties for any means of dispute that might lead to international friction

• To recommend what action should be taken in case of a threat to the peace or an act of aggression

• To take military action against such disputes

Agenda Item: Open agenda.

Under-Secretary General: Yağmur Baykara

Academic Assistant: Eylül Seneger

Committee Board Members:

Nazlı Senay Özbilge


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