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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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Violence against women, its causes and consequences

1 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 29 May to 3 September 2014

12 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006)

26 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Conflict-related sexual violence : report of the Secretary-General

13 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict

22 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

International migration and development : report of the Secretary-General

25 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Measuring the effectiveness of the support provided by the United Nations system for the promotion of the rule of law in conflict and post-conflict situations : report of the Secretary-General

11 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 2020 (2011)

22 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on illicit cross-border trafficking and movement

19 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Peacebuilding in the aftermath of conflict : report of the Secretary-General

8 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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