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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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Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7504th meeting, 17 Aug. 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

17 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7492nd meeting, 28 July 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

28 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7463rd meeting, 26 June 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Burundi"]

26 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7461st meeting, 11 June 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Central African region"]

11 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7453rd meeting, 29 May 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

29 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7433rd meeting, 24 April 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

24 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7413th meeting, 24 March 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan"]

24 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7411th meeting, 22 March 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

22 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7409th meeting, 19 March 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

19 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7388th meeting, 18 February 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Burundi"]

18 February 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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