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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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Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014) and 2258 (2015)

16 August 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2294 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2016]

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014) and 2258 (2015)

17 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 March to 20 May 2016

8 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014) and 2258 (2015)

19 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 19 November 2015 to 29 February 2016

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

Security Council resolution 2268 (2016)

26 February 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014) and 2258 (2015) Report of the Secretary-General

18 February 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2258 (2015) [on the humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and renewal for a period of 12 months of two decisions of Security Council resolution 2165 (2014)]

22 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2257 (2015) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2016]

22 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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