Security Council

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Security Council:

see United NationsUnited Nations
(UN), international organization established immediately after World War II. It replaced the League of Nations. In 1945, when the UN was founded, there were 51 members; 193 nations are now members of the organization (see table entitled United Nations Members).
..... Click the link for more information.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Security Council is currently composed of five permanent members - Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States - and 10 non-permanent members that are elected in groups of five to two-year terms.
She said the Chinese side hoped that the UN Security Council resolutions on the DPRK will be fully and earnestly implemented.
An enlarged permanent membership of the Security Council would also compromise its efficiency and effectiveness', she added.
The members of the Security Council deplore all DPRK [North Korea] ballistic missile activities, including these multiple failed launches, noting that such activities contribute to the DPRK's development of nuclear weapons delivery systems and increase tension," the council said on Wednesday.
He confirmed to Sputnik in an interview that Russia has demanded a discussion at the UN Security Council later on Tuesday on Turkey's shelling of Kurdish forces in Syria.
Permanent status in the United Nations Security Council has been one of the global interests of the New Delhi.
Meanwhile, the Japanese Ambassador said the Security Council needed to uphold its authority and credibility by adopting a resolution "swiftly and whose content should be robust.
The members of the Security Council stressed that no terrorist attack can reverse the path of Tunisia towards democracy and its efforts towards economic recovery and development.
The members of the Security Council reiterated their condemnation in the strongest terms of the terrorist attack carried out by the Islamic State .
The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement by the United Nations and the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen on the upcoming talks that should take place before Eid in the region.
A statement issued lateon Friday said; "The members of the Security Council expressed their hope that the leaders take advantage of this opportunity to reach a comprehensive settlement based on a bicommunal, bizonal federation with political equality, as set out in the relevant Security Council resolutions".
The Russian Security Council Secretary arrived in Dushanbe with two-day working visit on Thursday.

Full browser ?