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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 2240 (2015) [on migrant smuggling and human trafficking into, through and from the Libyan territory and off the coast of Libya]

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

Security Council resolution 2243 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 Oct. 2015]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia

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

Security Council resolution 2195 (2014) [on preventing and combating terrorism, including terrorism benefitting from transnational organized crime]

19 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2180 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 Oct. 2015]

14 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Special report of the Secretary-General on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region

27 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6900th meeting, 15 Jan. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

15 January 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6897th meeting, 20 Dec. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Post-conflict peacebuilding"]

20 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6892nd meeting, 19 Dec. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Timor-Leste"]

19 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Civilian capacity in the aftermath of conflict : report of the Secretary-General

19 August 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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