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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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Special report of the Secretary-General on the review of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan

10 November 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014) and 2191 (2014)

10 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

13 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 30 January 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council : Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the arrest of the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Ahtem Chiygoz

30 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014) and 2165 (2014)

21 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

20 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

22 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2127 (2013) [on the situation in Central African Republic]

5 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry mandated to establish the facts and circumstances of the events of 28 September 2009 in Guinea

18 December 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country/Situation Specific Position Papers

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention : addendum : mission to Italy

26 January 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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