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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 on the investigation of the Office of the Special Prosecutor for Crimes in Darfur on the alleged rape of 200 women in the Tabit region

3 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

1 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 10 November 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country News

Security Council resolution 2179 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 28 Feb. 2015]

14 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

30 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2173 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2015)]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

23 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

22 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 2156 (2014) / adopted by the Security Council at its 7186th meeting, on 29 May 2014

29 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

13 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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