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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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Resolution 2220 (2015) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7447th meeting, on 22 May 2015

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

Security Council resolution 2217 (2015) [on the extension of the the mandate of UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 30 April 2016]

28 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2218 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until until 30 Apr. 2016]

28 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2216 (2015) [on cessation of violence in Yemen and the reinforcement of sanctions imposed by resolution 2104 (2014)]

14 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2215 (2015) [on the drawdown of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)]

2 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2213 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 Sept. 2015]

27 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2214 (2015) [on threats to peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Al-Qaida and associated groups operating in Libya]

27 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2212 (2015) [on increase of military, police and correction personnel for the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)]

26 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2210 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 17 Mar. 2016]

16 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2208 (2015) [on exention of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 31 March 2015]

5 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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