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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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First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to resolution 2061 (2012)

16 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2067 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

18 September 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

12 August 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Letter dated 18 July 2011 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council

18 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union- United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

18 October 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Security Council mission to Somalia : letter of transmittal : letter dated 3 November 1994 from the members of the Security Council mission to Somalia addressed to the President of the Security Council

3 November 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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