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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 implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

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

Security Council resolution 2144 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 13 Mar. 2015 and the mandate of the Panel of Experts, established by para. 24 of resolution 1973 (2011) and modified by resolution 2040 (2012), until 13 Apr. 2015]

14 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6755th meeting, 21 Apr. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

21 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2041 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 23 Mar. 2013]

22 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (for the period from 20 September 2011 to 6 January 2012)

18 January 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1892 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)]

13 October 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

Security Council resolution 1011 (1995) [Rwanda]

16 August 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1010 (1995) [on access by international agencies to displaced persons in Srebrenica and Zepa and on release of detained persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina]

10 August 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 798 (1992) [Bosnia and Herzegovina]

18 December 1992 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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