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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 the Central African Republic

1 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

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

Report of the Security Council Mission to Uganda and the Sudan, 4 to 10 October 2010

7 January 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1754 (2007) [Western Sahara]

30 April 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1720 (2006) [Western Sahara]

31 October 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1541 (2004) [on extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara]

29 April 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1523 (2004) [on extension of the mandate of the UN mission for the referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)]

30 January 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1359 (2001) [on the situation concerning Western Sahara]

29 June 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1349 (2001) [on the situation concerning Western Sahara]

27 April 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1342 (2001) [on the situation concerning Western Sahara]

27 February 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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