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Security Council Resolution 2322: Will it Strengthen Multilateral cooperation in Counter-terrorism?

January 06, 2017
Security Council Resolution 2322

The Security Council resolution on international judicial cooperation, adopted in December 2016, is a significant development in countering the scourge of terrorism.

India’s UNSC Bid: Is it different this time?

December 08, 2016

A careful reading of the report of the deliberations of the UNGA on November 7, 2016 would suggest that nothing has changed at the ground level; only the rhetoric of member states has been amplified.

A Security Council for the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects

July 20, 2016
A Security Council for the 21st Century: Challenges & Prospects

Security Council reform has proved over the years to be a stubborn and elusive goal, but it remains firmly within our reach if we muster the courage and determination to grasp it.

Iran Sanctions and India: Navigating the Road Blocks

2016
Iran Sanctions and India: Navigating the Road Blocks

The monograph examines UNSC, US and EU sanctions targeting Iran as a result of concerns emanating from its nuclear programme and the implications they have had for India.

A Setback for the Prospect of UN Security Council Reform!

August 17, 2015
A Setback for the Prospect of UN Security Council Reform

Many UN member states are of the view that text-based negotiation is the best way to take the process forward. But the US, Russia and China have refused to commit themselves to this process.

United Nations Security Council Reform: Perspectives and Prospects

2014
United Nations Security Council Reform: Perspectives and Prospects

Over the years, the world has changed in fundamental ways. We are witnessing a resurgence of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Growth and development have not only made the countries more interdependent, but new and increasingly complex challenges have also arisen. For multilateralism to remain relevant and effective in today's world, multilateral institutions must adapt and reform to reflect contemporary geo-political realities. It is in this context that the expansion of the UN Security Council is of significance.

UNSCR 1540: A decade of existence

April 28, 2014

The success of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 should not make the international community overlook persisting problems. The objective of the 1540 is to internationalise WMD security by targeting the entire supply chain.

UNSC Vote on the Crimean Issue: Why did China Abstain?

March 21, 2014

The reasons for abstention go far beyond the immediate issue at hand and are enveloped in deep Chinese strategic interests. The Chinese leadership is adamant that there can be no dilution of the concept of the principle of non-violation of the territorial integrity of nation states in the international system.

India’s Past Year at the UN Security Council

February 07, 2012

India’s overall approach at the UNSC in the past year was focused on projecting and representing the opinion of the developing world, addressing problems through regional solutions and achieving as much progress as possible through diplomacy and dialogue.

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