UN Reforms: India Presents a Detailed Model

GS  Paper 2   Syllabus: Multinational Bodies   Source: Th   Context: India, representing the G4 nations (Participating in Inter-governmental Negotiations on UNSC reform), presented a detailed model for UN Security Council reform, proposing new permanent members elected democratically by the General Assembly and showing flexibility on the veto issue.   Key Highlights of the Proposed …

Future of United Nations: UN Reforms

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: International Multilateral Bodies/ United Nations Reforms   Source: TH  Context: The current global order, epitomized by the United Nations, is facing considerable challenges. António Guterres, the UN Secretary-General, has recently expressed scepticism about the organization’s future, citing divisions among members that undermine its authority.   What is the United Nations (UN)? …

UNSC does not reflect today’s realities, is paralysed, says UNGA President

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: International Organizations   Source: Indian Express, The Hindu   Context: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Csaba Korosi has expressed concern that the UN Security Council does not reflect today’s realities, is paralysed and is unable to discharge its basic function of maintaining international peace and security.   What has happened now? …

If not reformed, the UN will be overtaken by other organisations

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India and affecting India’s interests etc   Source: TH  Direction: The article discusses why the process to reform the UNSC is complex and suggests a way ahead.  Context: According to India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ruchira Kamboj, organisations such as the G-20 …

UN Reforms:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: The long-simmering debate over UN reform — and particularly over the role of the Security Council, which does not represent today’s world and which failed to prevent Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — has suddenly become acute. Recently Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in a blistering call …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 16

QUESTIONS ASKED – DAY 16 (04/08/2013) 1)Why is UNSC reforms needed? What are India’s concerns and views about it? Explain. 2)What is regionalism? Critically comment on its significance in India. RESPONSES: GAGANDEEP SINGH August 4, 2013 at 2:33 pm 1 Vote Regionalism is ideology which demands or craves for separate entity to particular region due …