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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), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Nigeria (2015), Spain (2016), 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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Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

26 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

22 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2220 (2015) [on small arms and light weapons]

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

Identical letters dated 19 May 2015 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

22 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 21 May 2015 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Burundi to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

21 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the threat of terrorists benefiting from transnational organized crime

20 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Afghanistan

15 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Central Africa and the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa

14 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia

12 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 8 May 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Burundi to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

8 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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