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UN Security Council

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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Security Council resolution 2294 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2016]

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 March to 20 May 2016

8 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7650th meeting, 17 March 2016, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan"]

17 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 19 November 2015 to 29 February 2016

14 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006)

26 February 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 29 August to 18 November 2015

3 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

13 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006)

4 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Twenty-second semi-annual report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)

7 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2230 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Dec. 2015)]

14 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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