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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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Security Council resolution 2254 (2015) [on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic]

18 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2235 (2015) [on establishment of an OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism to identify the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic]

7 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2229 (2015) [on on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2015]

29 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2209 (2015) [on the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic]

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

Resolution 2192 (2014) [on the situation in the Middle East]

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2191 (2014) [on the humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the establishment of a monitoring mechanism]

17 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) [on the humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the establishment of a monitoring mechanism]

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

Security Council resolution 2163 (2014) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2014]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

22 February 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2131 (2013) [on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2014]

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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