2021 United Nations Security Council election

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2021 United Nations Security Council election

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5 (of 10) non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council

Elected Members before election

 Niger (Africa)
 Tunisia (Africa, Arab)
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (LatAm&Car)
 Vietnam (Asia)
 Estonia (E. Europe)

New Elected Members


The 2021 United Nations Security Council election will be held in mid-2021 during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, held at United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The elections are for five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council for two-year mandates commencing on 1 January 2022. In accordance with the Security Council's rotation rules, whereby the ten non-permanent UNSC seats rotate among the various regional blocs into which UN member states traditionally divide themselves for voting and representation purposes, the five available seats are allocated as follows:

The five members will serve on the Security Council for the 2022–23 period.


African Group[edit]

Asia-Pacific Group[edit]

Eastern Europe Group[edit]

See also[edit]


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