Q. With reference to United Nations Security Council (UNSC), consider the following statements:
1. Its objective is to maintain international peace and security.
2. It is the only organ of UN that has the power to take decisions that the Member States are obligated to implement.
3. Each year the UN General Assembly elects five non-permanent members for UNSC, out of 10 in total, for a one -year term.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement is correct: UN gives UNSC, the primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security to the Security Council, which may meet whenever peace is threatened.
Statement 2 is correct: While other organs of the United Nations make recommendations to member states, only the Security Council has the power to make decisions that member states are then obligated to implement under the Charter.
Statement 3 is in incorrect: Each year the General Assembly elects five non-permanent members (out of 10 in total) for a two-year term.