THE SECURITY COUNCIL: The Security Council is made up of five permanent members end ten other non-permanent members elected by the General Assembly every two years. The five permanent members of the Security Council include USA, Britain, USSR, China and France. The five permanent members have veto power.
FUNCTIONS OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL
- Promote world peace and security.
- Recommends newly independent countries to the General Assembly for admission into the UNO.
- It recommends and elects judges into the international court of justice in conjunction with the General Assembly.
- It investigates issues that may endanger world peace and security and recommends means of peaceful settlements.
- It recommends to the General Assembly the appointment of the Secretary General.