Resolution on Syria peace plan has been universally adopted by UN Security Council [ Current Affairs ]
Resolution No. 2254 outlining a peace process in Syria has been universally adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). An international roadmap for a Syria peace process has been resolute by sanctions to end Syria’s five-year-long civil war.
- In January 2016, formal talks approved by resolution on a political changeover will be governed between the President Bashar al-Assad led Syrian government and opposition.
- Calls for application of a break in fighting will be equivalent with the talks on a political transition.
- But it will continue aggressive and self-protective actions against terrorist groups in Syria like ISIS.
- Within six months credible, comprehensive and non-sectarian governance will be established in Syria.
- Within 18 months under the supervision of UN reasonable elections will be held in Syria.
About United Nations Security Council (UNSC):
- It is formed in 1945.
- The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
- It is charged with the conservation of international peace and security and also accepting new members to the United Nations and has approved any changes to its United Nations Charter.
- It is authorized for establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions.
- It is the only who has authority to issue binding resolutions to member states.
- The first session on Security Council was held on 17 January 1946.
- Published on: December 21, 2015