Membership becomes effective the date the resolution for admission is adopted.
Additional sessions and high-level meetings will cover issues including the global fight against tuberculosis and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases, global pacts on migration and climate, and nonproliferation. The UN Security Council has 15 members -- five permanent ones and 10 elected ones. For additional information on the work of the Human Rights Council, please consult the web site of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.Election of five-non-permanent members of the Security Council
Each member has one vote. At its eighteenth session, in 1963, the Assembly decided that the non-permanent members of the Council should be elected according to the following pattern resolution 1991 A XVIII: The 10 elected seats are distributed among the five regional groups: International peacekeeping forces may be authorized to keep warring parties apart pending further negotiations see United Nations Peacekeeping Forces.
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There are 193 UN member states, each with a vote in the General Assembly. Intervention by the United Nations in the crisis ultimately resulted in a cease-fire, troop withdrawal, and the establishment of the first UN Emergency Force, a peacekeeping force.
Members of the Council are reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review mechanism during their term of membership. The elections are scheduled for Friday morning, Brenden Varma, spokesman for the president of the General Assembly, told reporters on Thursday. Please try again later.
After Russia illegally annexed the Ukrainian republic of Crimea in March 2014, it vetoed a Security Council resolution condemning the act, and, when Russian-backed militants shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine , Russia vetoed a resolution that would have created an international tribunal to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the loss of 298 lives.
The Council is the main intergovernmental body for human rights in the UN system.