UN: 5 new members to join Security Council starting January 2023
The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections Thursday to elect five new non-permanent members of the Security Council.
Japan, Mozambique, Ecuador, Malta and Switzerland were thus elected to replace the members whose terms expire Dec. 31. The newly elected will serve as non-permanent members of UN Security Council from 2023 – 2024.
The new members will serve on the 15-member powerful body for two years starting Jan 1.
The new five will join India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway, the other non-permanent members.
The US, China, Russia, UK and France are permanent members.