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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 by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5970th meeting, 4 Sept. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Somalia"]

4 September 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5964th meeting, 21 Aug. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

21 August 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5962nd meeting, 19 Aug. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

19 August 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5960th meeting, 19 Aug. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

19 August 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5959th meeting, 19 Aug. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Timor-Leste"]

19 August 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5936th meeting, 17 July 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Children and armed conflict"]

17 July 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5935th meeting, 16 July 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan"]

16 July 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5932nd meeting, 11 July 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

11 July 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5926th meeting, 27 June 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

27 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5923rd meeting, 24 June 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan"]

24 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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