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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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Self-determination of French Polynesia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 August 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of Tokelau : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

14 January 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the Status and Progress of the Negotiations on Western Sahara

27 June 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1244 (1999) [on the deployment of international civil and security presences in Kosovo]

10 June 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 956 (1994) [Termination of the status of Palau as a Trust Territory]

10 November 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 683 (1990) [Pacific Islands (Trust Territory)]

22 December 1990 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 183 (1963) [Territories under Portuguese administration]

11 December 1963 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 180 (1963) [Territories under Portuguese administration]

31 July 1963 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 163 (1961) [Question relating to Angola]

9 June 1961 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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