Security Council The Security Council is one of the six principle organisms of the United Nations (UN). According to article 24 of the United Nations’ Charter, the primary responsibility of the Security Council is to maintain international peace and security. It was established on January 17, 1946 with the function of promoting international peace in the aftermath of World War II. The Security Council is one of the most active organisms in the United Nations; its power include the creation of operations to maintain peace, create international sanctions, authorize military action, and create resolutions in which members must follow. The Peacekeepers and the members’ volunteers are the ones that enforce these resolutions. The Security Council is composed of fifteen members. The five permanent are the Russian Federation, The United Kingdom, France, China, and the United States. The permanent members all have veto power, while the other ten all have two year terms. The current ten other members are Angola, Chad, Chile, Jordan, Lithuania, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Spain, and Venezuela.
The topics to be discussed in this committee will be: