The Security Council
The Security Council is primarily responsible for maintaining international peace and security. The Security Council Chamber was a gift from the Government of Norway and is also known as "the Norwegian Room".
Today the UN General Assembly elected five new non-permanent members to the Security Council. Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia were elected for two-year terms beginning 1 January 2014. Read more
The General Assembly has elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, Republic of Korea and Rwanda as new non-permanent members of the UN Security Council. Read more
For the first time The Security Council Chamber is beeing renovated. And Norway has a special role in the restoration. Read more
Norway doesn’t have a permanent seat in the UN’s Security Council. The Security Council Chamber’s chairs and other interiors, however, are all Norwegian. Read more
The Security Council has a primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. Read more