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Leadership Positions in the Security Council

 UN Security Council 

The main leadership position in the Security Council is its President.

According to Section 30 of the UN Charter, "The Security Council shall adopt its own rules of procedure, including the method of selecting its President." Accordingly, under rule 18 of the Security Council's provisional rules of procedure, the presidency of the Council is held in turn by the members of the Council in English alphabetical order for a one-calendar-month period and under rule 19, the President presides over the meetings of the Security Council and, under the authority of the Council, represents it in its capacity as a UN organ.