Security Council

The Big Five~II

Has the Security Council fulfilled its obligations and upheld the principles enriched in the world Constitution the UN Charter and…

The Big Five~I

A Security Council resolution requires approval of 9 members (out of 15) including concurrence of the Big Five. This procedure made adoption of a bi-partisan decision almost an impossibility as the Big Five would never agree to any resolution which would even remotely go against their national interest. The assignment of overriding powers to the five had been done with good intentions because in serious matters like war and peace involving various nations, it was essential to have the concurrence of the big powers who had fought and won the war