Progress and Challenges to the Global Peace: An Evaluation of the United Nations Security Council


  • Dr. Shahzad Akhtar University of Lahore



UNSC, World Peace, Cold War, International Dispute, Legitimacy


In 1945, the international community, led by powerful nations at that time, committed to creating a world organization known as the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The primary goal was to prevent another world war and safeguard humanity from catastrophic destruction. However, the Council has not fully met expectations in maintaining world peace and resolving international disputes. This dismal performance is largely due to limitations in the Council's composition including lacking diverse international representation and granting veto power exclusively to the most powerful states which have been driven largely by their self-interests. Reforming the UNSC is crucial for achieving the vision of international peace by enhancing its democratic nature and eliminating these shortcomings.


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How to Cite

Akhtar, D. S. (2023). Progress and Challenges to the Global Peace: An Evaluation of the United Nations Security Council. Journal of Nautical Eye and Strategic Studies, 3(2), 121–133.