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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 2238 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 Mar. 2016]

10 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

13 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 11 December 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

16 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2095 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for a period of 12 months]

14 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

30 August 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

29 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

1 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

22 November 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

20 June 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Security Council resolution 1970 (2011) [on establishment of a Security Council Committee to monitor implementation of the arms embargo against the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya]

26 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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