African Union Peace and Security Council
African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) is the sub-body of the African Union for the prevention, management, and resolution of the conflicts within the african territories. The initial intention behind the establishment of this council was to provide collective security and a warning arrangement which was to provide punctual and efficient responses to conflicts emerged in all around Africa. The main functions of the AUPSC are conducting early warning and preventive diplomacy and, under specific circumstances, intervening in the Member States in order to promote peace and stability via launching military operations. The council consists of 15 member states whose votes would affect the issue equally. The representation in the Peace and Security Council is being provided according to principle of equitable regional representation and rotation, three countries from the different five designated regions of the African continent. Furthermore, primary jurisdictions of the Peace and Security Council include measures such as: undertaking the peacemaking missions, implementing African Unionʼs defense policy as well as ensuring implementation of key conventions to cope with international terrorism. This year, delegates of the Peace and Security Council will be discussing two following topics: Addressing the collaboration with the United Nations on the question of joint missions while also recalling for an immediate reform in the UN Security Council and the situation in Libya.