9 Facts About Security Council

1. White House National Security Council is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for consideration of national security, military matters, and foreign policy matters with senior national security advisors and Cabinet officials and is part of the executive office of the president of the United States.

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2. The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful part of the United Nations.

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3. The United Nations Security Council lifted sanctions on Eritrea last week, ending a nine-year period of isolation of the country and rewarding the country's improved relations with neighboring.

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4. In 2016, the Security Council held 150 consultations, 19 private meetings, and 68 public meetings.

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5. In 2012, the Security Council held 160 consultations, 16 private meetings, and 9 public meetings.

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6. The open meeting of the Security Council is merely a public ratification of a decision that has already been reached in private.

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7. In March 2010, the Security Council moved into a temporary facility in the General Assembly Building as its chamber underwent renovations as part of the UN Capital Master Plan.

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8. In the same decade, the Security Council intervened with peacekeepers in crises including the War in Darfur in Sudan and the Kivu conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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9. On 17 January 1946, the Security Council met for the first time at Church House, Westminster, in London, United Kingdom.

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