United Nations Security Council Military Staff Committee (MSC)

Comité d'état-major du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies (CEM)

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1946 New York NY USA


1946, New York NY (USA), by Article 47 of the Charter of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), as the military organ of E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Previously also referred to in French as Comité des chefs d'état-major du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies (CEM).


Advise and assist the Security Council on all questions relating to its military requirements for the maintenance of international peace and security, employment and command of forces, the regulation of armaments and possible disarmament; responsible for the strategic direction of any armed forces placed at the Council's disposal.


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Delegations are headed by officers of the rank of Lieutenant-General or Major-General, and are usually represented at meetings (held at the call of the Chairman in closed session in New York NY) by officers of the rank of Colonel. The Chairmanship rotates monthly.


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GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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