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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali

29 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2263 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 July 2016]

28 January 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2186 (2014) [Guinea-Bissau]

25 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2156 (2014) [Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan]

29 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

28 February 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2026 (2011) [Cyprus]

14 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

14 November 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

11 November 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus

28 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and in Chad (MINURCAT)

29 April 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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