The Security Council is undoubtedly the most important and most powerful organ of the United Nations. It consist of 15 members, five of which are permanent members ("P5 states "). These states also hold veto powers. The other 10 rotate in terms, each term the 10 spots are filled with 10 different states which do not possess the veto rights. The usual agenda of the SC includes major conflicts, threats to global peace and security or highly volatile political matters.

TOPIC: Bringing an end to the conflict in Syria and resolving the Turkish occupation of Northeastern Syria

The conflict in Syria, that has been raging for over 10 years by now, has long been out of the spotlight. The crisis has, however, become increasingly difficult to resolve, as at this point, parts of Syria are occupied not only by rebels and terrorists, but also by the Turkish military which claims that it is protecting the occupied areas from terorists. Furthermore, the need for humanitarian help is also clear, especially in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Security Council must not only find a solution to the Syrian civil war, but also to the conflict among the Arabs, the Turks, and the Kurds in the region to finally solve the crisis.

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