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Challenges Facing the UN Security Council: Past, Present and Future

Chatham House, London

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Sir Mark Lyall Grant, UK Permanent Representative to the UN
Chair: Lord Hannay of Chiswick, UK Permanent Representative to the UN (1990-95)


The speaker will discuss both the recent history of the UN Security Council and its future direction. In the process he will comment on the Security Council’s effectiveness in confronting the vested interests of its members, the different perspectives within the group and the challenges it faces in Syria and other flashpoints.

This event is being held in association with the United Nations Association UK. 

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