Who are the five permanent member of the security council?
The five permanent members of the security council are Russia, USA, China, France and England.
At any one time there are 15 members of the UN Security Council. Of these 15 members, 10 are no permanent and 5 are permanent. The permanent members are China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States. Each of the 10 non permanent members stay on the council for a 2 year term with five new ones being elected to replace 5 leaving ones each year.
"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.
All members of the UN are permanent members. Once a country has joined, it does not have to reapply. I think you mean permanent members of the UN Security Council. There are five permanent members of the UN Security Council: China, France, Russia, United Kingdom and the USA. These have always been permanent members of the UN Security Council, the mebership hasn't changed since the UN was founded, except Russia took over the seat from…
(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.
There are ten non-permanent members, which are elected to two year terms by the General Assembly. These countries for 2017 are Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay. The outgoing five after 2016 are: Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela. There are five permanent members - China, France, Russian Confederation, United Kingdom and the U.S.
They did not get elected; that is what the permanent refers to. The five permanent members have their positions on the UNSC guaranteed by the Charter of the United Nations. It was considered that these five nations would be the best stewards of peace since they represented four different continents and were the Allied Leaders in World War II.
There are 5 permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. They are from China, France, Russian Federation, The United Kingdom and The United States. The five permanent members were drawn from the victorious powers of World War II, and at the UN's founding in 1946, the Security Council consisted of France, the Republic of China, the United Kingdom, the United States and the USSR. See "Related Links" below for more information
The Council is composed of five permanent members - China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States - and ten non-permanent members (non-permanent members serve 2 year terms). Currently, the non-permanent members are: Austria, Bosnia and Herzgovina, Brazil, Gabon, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Turkey, and Uganda.
The United States, United Kingdom, China, Russia, and France are the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. There are a further ten countries who are non-permanent members of the Security Council and are elected for two-year terms (five new countries are elected each year and replace the previous five). In 2009, the ten elected members are Croatia, Libya, Vietnam, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Austria, Turkey, Uganda, Japan and Mexico (the first five…
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).
(Action by the Security Council is often blocked by the "great power" veto.) The U.N. Charter (constitution) gives each of the five permanent members of the Security Council the power to block Council action. This power is called the "great power" veto.During the Cold War years, the Soviet Union used its veto hundreds of times and thereby crippled the Security Council. For example, when in 1946 the Greek government asked the Security Council for help…