Which country is recently elected as non permanent member of the United Nations Security Council?
In 2010, 5 non-permanent members of the UN Security Council were chosen: Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal, and South Africa. Each of these countries' terms will end in 2012.
The ruling body of the united nations is called the security council what countries is not a permanent member of the security council?
Why did the planners of the United Nations make some nations permanent members of the Security Council?
(Security Council) The Security Council can authorize action against an "outlaw" nation. If two-thirds of the fifteen members of the Security Council agree, it can authorize U.N. members to take military action. However, if any one of the five permanent members of the Security Council casts its veto, the Council cannot take action.
Can India play a more positive role if it becomes a permanent member of United Nations Security Council?
The permanent members of the United Nations Security Council are The United States of America, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, and the People's Republic of China. The G4 Nations of Germany, Japan, India and Brazil are eager to accede to the Security Council - they also support two seats for African nations (usually South Africa, Nigeria or Egypt).
"To the winner goes the spoils." After WWII, the victorious side, the Allies, established the United Nations. The permanent members of the UN security council are the 5 main members of the Allies (viz. US, UK, France, Russia, China). These five nations all had large 'spheres of influence' around the world. Essentially, Germany lost WWII, so they weren't invited to be a permanent council member.
The United Nations would need to change its charter to give Brazil a permanent seat on the Security Council. Brazil would like that. It does not look likely to happen any time soon. Brazil would also need to start taking more of a role in world wide peace keeping missions. Why should Brazil be on the Security Council if Brazil is not interested in World Peace?
The UN security council has 15 members. Of these, 5 nations are permanent members (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, & United States) who hold veto power. The remaining 10 are elected non-permanent members with two-year terms. The non-permanent members are elected from the General Assembly and do not have veto power over the Council's resolutions.