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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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Security Council resolution 2074 (2012) [on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina]

14 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2019 (2011) [on authorization to establish for a further period of 12 months a multinational stabilization force (EUFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a legal successor to stabilization force (SFOR)]

16 November 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1966 (2010) [on the establishment of the Inernational Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals with two branches]

22 December 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 859 (1993) [Bosnia and Herzegovina]

24 August 1993 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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