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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 strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union on issues of peace and security in Africa, including the work of the United Nations Office to the African Union

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region

9 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6850th meeting, 19 Oct. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

19 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1925 (2010) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC)]

28 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1355 (2001) [on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

15 June 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1332 (2000) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

14 December 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1291 (2000) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

24 February 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1097 (1997) [The Great Lakes region]

18 February 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1080 (1996) [On the situation in the Great Lakes region]

15 November 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1078 (1996) [On the situation in the Great Lakes region]

9 November 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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