The Government of the Republic of Indonesia is seeking election for non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the period of 2019-2020, at elections to be held in New York in June 2018.
As mandated by its Constitution, Indonesia is determined to participating and contributing to the maintenance of a world order based on freedom, lasting peace, and social justice.
Indonesia have been consistently contributing to the efforts of achieving the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter in maintaining international peace and security. Indonesia have actively involved in United Nations’ various social, economic, humanitarian fields and in countless endeavors to promote and strengthen international peace and security.
Throughout its previous memberships in the UNSC, Indonesia has played a significant role as a bridge builder and moderating voice among the members of the UNSC and in the broader UN System. Since 1957 up to now, Indonesia has contributed more than 37,000 personnel to the UN Peacekeeping Operations and Mission, and is currently ranked 8th amongst UN Troops Contributing Countries, with 2,817 personnel serving in 9 operations worldwide (as of February 2017).