United Nations Security Council election, 2015

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United Nations Security Council election, 2015
United Nations
2014 ←
October 2015 → 2016
5 (of 10) non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council

Incumbent Members

 Chad (Africa)
 Nigeria (Africa)
 Chile (LatAm&Car)
 Jordan Asia, Arab
 Lithuania (E. Europe)

The 2015 United Nations Security Council election will be held in October 2015 during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, held at United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The elections are for five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council for two-year mandates commencing on 1 January 2016. In accordance with the Security Council's rotation rules, whereby the ten non-permanent UNSC seats rotate among the various regional blocs into which UN member states traditionally divide themselves for voting and representation purposes, the five available seats are allocated as follows:

The five members will serve on the Security Council for the 2016–17 period.

Candidates[edit]

African Group[edit]

Asia-Pacific Group[edit]

Eastern European Group[edit]

Latin American and Caribbean Group[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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