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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 1438 (2002) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts]

14 October 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1264 (1999) [Timor]

15 September 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1246 (1999) [Timor]

11 June 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1236 (1999) [Timor]

7 May 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 389 (1976) [East Timor]

22 April 1976 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 384 (1975) [East Timor]

22 December 1975 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 67 (1949) [The Indonesian Question]

28 January 1949 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 64 (1948) [The Indonesian Question]

28 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 65 (1948) [The Indonesian Question]

28 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 63 (1948) [The Indonesian Question]

24 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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