New York, 6 June 2023 (TDI): Yesterday, the United Nations Security Council selected five new members for 2024-2025.
These are Algeria, Guyana, the Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, and Slovenia.
Reacting to the news, Germany extended warm congratulations to the five countries on their election to the prestigious United Nations Security Council for the term 2024/25.
Congratulations to five of our fellow member states on their election to the 2024/25 🇺🇳Security Council! 🇩🇿🇬🇾🇰🇷🇸🇱🇸🇮
Well-deserved vote of confidence from the int’l community. We‘re looking forward to your strong contributions to maintaining international peace & security. pic.twitter.com/MEJidRf2Bj
— Germany in the United Nations (@GermanyUN) June 6, 2023
The United Nations Security Council plays a vital role in addressing complex global challenges and fostering cooperation among nations.
In their tweet, Germany said that with their election, Algeria, Guyana, the Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, and Slovenia have earned the opportunity to make strong and meaningful contributions to discussions and decisions at the highest level.
Germany is eagerly looking forward to the valuable contributions these five member states will bring during their term.
The diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise of these countries will enrich the Security Council’s deliberations, further enhancing its capacity to tackle pressing international issues.
Germany also stands ready to support the newly elected members in their important responsibilities as the current global landscape calls for collaborative efforts and unified action to address conflicts, climate change, global health crises, and other urgent matters.
Germany believes that Algeria, Guyana, the Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, and Slovenia possess the dedication, diplomatic acumen, and resolve required to contribute effectively to international peace and security.
The United Nations Security Council consists of 15 members, five of which are permanent members. They are China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the USA. The remaining ten members are elected every two years, whose allocation is distributed to all the regions of the world. These are also called non-permanent member states.