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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 1940 (2010) [on termination of the oil and arms embargo against Sierra Leone and dissolution of the Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1132 (1997)]

29 September 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1400 (2002) [Sierra Leone]

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

Security Council resolution 1389 (2002) [on the situation in Sierra Leone]

16 January 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1385 (2001) [on the situation in Sierra Leone]

19 December 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1289 (2000) [Sierra Leone]

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

Security Council resolution 1260 (1999) [Sierra Leone]

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

Security Council resolution 1181 (1998) [The situation concerning Sierra Leone]

13 July 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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