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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 pursuant to Security Council resolution 900 (1994) [includes 23 Feb. 1994 Peace Accord (Cease-fire agreement]

11 March 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Security Council Mission Established Pursuant to Resolution 819 (1993) : letter of transmittal : letter dated 30 April 1993 from the Security Council Mission Established Pursuant to Resolution 819 (1993) addressed to the President of the Security Council

30 April 1993 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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