India’s PM Modi will Speak at the United Nations Security Council’s Debate on Maritime Security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak at a UN Security Council debate on maritime security, which is one of India’s marquee events in August when the country will be the UN’s highest decision-making body’s president.

A person familiar with the subject said on Monday that Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar is set to travel to New York and chair two significant debates, one on technology and peacekeeping and the other on the UN Secretary General’s 13th strategic-level report on ISIS or Islamic State.

India would focus on peacekeeping and counter-terrorism, as well as maritime security, during its presidency.

 India is planning to establish a mobile tech platform for UN peacekeepers called “UNITE AWARE” during its presidency. The tool would improve situational awareness and provide peacekeepers with terrain-related information. India would focus on peacekeeping and counter-terrorism, as well as maritime security, during its presidency.

 India is planning to establish a mobile tech platform for UN peacekeepers called “UNITE AWARE” during its presidency. The tool would improve situational awareness and provide peacekeepers with terrain-related information. Syria, the mandate renewal of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Yemen, Palestine, and Iraq will all be on the UNSC’s agenda in West Asia. With the renewal of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Mali, and the situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray, Africa will also be a focus of attention. Myanmar is expected to come up for debate in the neighborhood.

In January 2021, India became one of the UNSC’s ten non-permanent members for a two-year term. In June 1950, September 1967, December 1972, October 1977, February 1985, October 1991, December 1992, August 2011, and November 2012, India was the body’s president. The president sets the monthly agenda and organizes major UNSC sessions.

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