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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 Central Africa and the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa

30 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Letter dated 6 March 2015 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General : Concept note for the Security Council open debate on children and armed conflict: child victims of non-State armed groups, 25 March 2015

6 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic and on the activities of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in that country

10 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in the Central African Republic and the Activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in the Central African Republic

28 December 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1136 (1997) [Central African Republic]

6 November 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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