United Nations Security Council election, 2017

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United Nations Security Council election, 2017
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5 (of 10) non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council

The 2017 United Nations Security Council election will be held in October 2017 during the 72nd 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 2018. 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 2018–19 period.

Candidates[edit]

Asia Pacific Group[edit]

Eastern European Group[edit]

Latin American and Caribbean Group[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian group of nations at UN changes its name to Asia-Pacific group", Radio New Zealand International, 2011-08-31.
  2. ^ a b "Security Council Elections: Options after Saudi Arabia Rejects its Seat". What's in Blue?. 18 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Community of Democracies meeting: Suu Kyi receives Geremek Award". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. 29 April 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "TEXT FOR DIP NOTE RESPONDING TO PERU'S DIP NOTE REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR CANDIDACY TO UNSC NON-PERMANENT SEAT". WikiLeaks. 19 March 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2013.