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What is preventing China from doing this? France, the UK, the USA and Russia (and 193 other nations) Per the UN charter: The admission of any such [peace-loving] state to membership in the United Nations will be effected by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council. (source) So if China creates and recognises 500 ...


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Mainly it would be a lack of international recognition by the other countries; there is no way to legally force them to recognize those new countries and allow for their entry at the UN. Compare this with the Russian backed Abkhazia, Transnistria and South Ossetia. In their favour they have that they are more substantial than 500 adults, as a disavantage the ...


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Do these subsidiary organs last for one assembly, a specified duration of time, or forever? They last as long as their constituting document says they last. For example, the Board of Auditors was established by the GA in 1946. The resolution that did so provides for three members with staggered three-year terms, and that every year a new auditor is ...


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The Security Council of the UN is made up of the five permament members and ten other members who are elected on two year terms by the General Assembly. Most decisions are made by consensus, however when decisions are not consensual, a vote is taken. According to article 27, there is one vote allowed per member. Moreover, there are two kinds of decisions ...


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In practice, a recommendation of the Security Council refers to the passage of a resolution by that body. Take, for example, the resolution recommending that South Sudan be admitted to the UN: Resolution 1999 (2011) Adopted by the Security Council at its 6582nd meeting, on 13 July 2011 The Security Council, Having examined the application of the Republic of ...


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