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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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Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7349th meeting, 18 December 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Central African Republic"]

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7316th meeting, 19 November 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

19 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7296th meeting, 5 November 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

5 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7255th meeting, 29 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

29 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7249th meeting, 27 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7240th meeting, 8 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan"]

8 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7225th meeting, 28 July 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question"]

28 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7226th meeting, 28 July 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

28 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7227th meeting, 28 July 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Mali"]

28 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7208th meeting, 25 June 2014 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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