2026 United Nations Security Council election

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

The 2026 United Nations Security Council election will be held in mid-2026 during the 80th 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 2027. 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 2027–28 period.


Asia-Pacific Group

Western Europe and Others Group

See also


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