United Nations Security Council (UN-SC): A glimpse
The Security Council is one of the six (6) main organs of the United Nations that is charged under the UN Charter with the primary responsibility to Maintain International Peace And Security. The council basically has fifteen (15) members divided into five(5) permanent and ten(10) non-permanent members, each exercising one vote at a time. The security Council is headed by a president called; President of the Security Council rotating among the fifteen members on a monthly basis.
The Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security. While other organs of the United Nations make recommendations to member states, the Security Council is the only organ empowered under the charter to make decisions which all member states are obliged to implement.
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