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What is UNSC

Under the Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the Charter, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions.
The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement.
In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.
The Security Council also recommends to the General Assembly the appointment of the Secretary-General and the admission of new Members to the United Nations. And, together with the General Assembly, it elects the judges of the International Court of Justice.

TOPIC:
Measures to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Future Viruses

The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been declared a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (PHEIC) and the virus has now spread to many countries and territories. While a lot is still unknown about the virus that causes COVID-19, it is known that COVID-19 is transmitted through direct contact with respiratory droplets of an infected person, individuals can also be infected from touching surfaces contaminated with the virus and touching their face. While COVID-19 continues to spread, communities must take action to prevent further transmission, reduce the impacts of the outbreak and support control measures.

Country List

Federal Republic of Germany, French Republic, Kingdom of Belgium, People's Republic of China, Republic of Estonia, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of South Africa, Republic of the Niger, Republic of Tunisia, Russian Federation, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America

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