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The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the UN Charter, for the maintenance of international peace and security. Organized to function continuously, a representative of each of its members must be present at all times at United Nations Headquarters. The Council consists of 15 members: five permanent members with veto power (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America) and ten non-permanent members (Membership: Angola (2016), Egypt (2017), Japan (2017), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Senegal (2017), Spain (2016), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017), Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of) (2016)) five of which are elected each year by the General Assembly for a two-year term.  Website: www.un.org/en/sc/
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Report on the investigation of the Office of the Special Prosecutor for Crimes in Darfur on the alleged rape of 200 women in the Tabit region

3 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report on the investigation of the Office of the Special Prosecutor for Crimes in Darfur on the alleged rape of 200 women in the Tabit region

3 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Conflict-related sexual violence : report of the Secretary-General

13 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord's Resistance Army-affected areas

14 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Security Council resolution 2122 (2013) [on women and peace and security]

18 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2111 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea until 25 Nov. 2014]

24 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2106 (2013) [on sexual violence in armed conflict]

24 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6722nd meeting, 23 Feb. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Women and peace and security"]

23 February 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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