2020 United Nations Security Council election

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2020 United Nations Security Council election

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

Elected Members before election

New Elected Members


The 2020 United Nations Security Council election will be held in June 2020 during the 74th 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 2021.

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 2021–22 period.


Asia-Pacific Group[edit]


African Group[edit]

Western European and Others Group[edit]


Latin America and the Caribbean[edit]

See also[edit]


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