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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 6053rd meeting, 19 Dec. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991; International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States, between 1 Jan. 1994 and 31 Dec. 1994"]

19 December 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1166 (1998) [on the establishment of a 3rd Trial Chamber of the International Tribunal for Yugoslavia]

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

Security Council resolution 1019 (1995) [Former Yugoslavia]

9 November 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 936 (1994) [Former Yugoslavia International Tribunal (ICTY)]

8 July 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 827 (1993) [International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)]

25 May 1993 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 808 (1993) [nternational Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)]

22 February 1993 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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