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You really only need to consider when the UN Charter was signed - 26 June 1945. That was one month after the end of the war in Europe. The permananet members were the then major victorious powers. The only subsequent hiccup in the list has concerned China. In 1945, China had a nationalist government, allied with the West under Chiang Kai-Shek. After the 1948 ...


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What factors is the UNSC composition based on? From a Realpolitik standpoint its currently composed of nations capable of large scale disruption of the global economy if they ever decided to use their nuclear arsenal. All other nations either don't have any nuclear weapons or haven't demonstrated the capacity to cause nuclear winter (India, Pakistan, Israel)...


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While the institutional lineage of the modern UN is different, the political origin of the UN is when, During World War II, the allies started calling their coalition "the United Nations". It obviously did not include Germany at all, much less as a prominent member. When the UN was set up in its current form in 1945, it was a political continuation ...


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According to wikipedia, The five permanent members of the Security Council were the victorious powers in World War II Permanent members of the United Nations Security Council


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What defines which countries are permanent members This is defined in section one of article 23 of the UN Charter, which says: The Security Council shall consist of fifteen Members of the United Nations. The Republic of China, France, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of ...


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Reform of the United Nations Security Council Any reform of the Security Council would require the agreement of at least two-thirds of UN member states in a vote in the General Assembly and must be ratified by two-thirds of Member States. All of the permanent members of the UNSC (which have veto rights) must also agree. Germany? Why? 2 out 5 members are ...


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How many people have been removed from UNRWA registered refugee status over time, and at what point(s) did this happen? Because the definition of "registered refugee" depends on descendancy through the father, it is possible that none have been removed (removal of the father could remove the children). However, if removed, it would only be due to ...


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As far as I know, the consent of the belligerents to bring in UN forces is not expected, if it comes to that. It is required is to try other options before escalating to use of force. Deployment of force by the UNSC is covered by Chapter VII of the UN Charter. Chapter VI, on settlement of disputes, would also be relevant. The text of the charter is very high ...


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Why did China and Russia abstain on the UN security council resolution 2593 on the situation in Afghanistan? Both Russia and China offered amendments or concerns that were not accepted or addressed and China questioned the urgency for passing the resolution. In meetings coverage of the Security Council meeting: Adopting Resolution 2593 (2021), Security ...


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No, the veto procedures of the UNSC has stayed the same since prior to 1950. The 5 constituent veto holders has changed twice, when The ROC was replaced by the PRC and when the USSR was replaced by Russia.


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