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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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Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5828th meeting, 30 Jan. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

30 January 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1399 (2002) [on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

19 March 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1376 (2001) [on the situation Democratic Republic of the Congo]

9 November 2001 | 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 1341 (2001) [on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

22 February 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1304 (2000) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

16 June 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 1279 (1999) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

30 November 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1273 (1999) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

5 November 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1258 (1999) [The Democratic Republic of the Congo]

6 August 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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