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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: Bolivia (2018), Egypt (2017), Ethiopia (2018), Italy (2018), Japan (2017), Kazakhstan (2018), Senegal (2017), Sweden (2018), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017)) 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 8065th meeting, 10 October 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Libya"]

10 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

5 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2380 (2017) [on renewal for 12 months of the authorizations as set out in paras. 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Security Council resolution 2240 (2015) concerning migrant smuggling and human trafficking into, through and from the Libyan territory and off the coast of Libya]

5 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2381 (2017) [on participation of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia as the international component and coordinator of a monitoring and verification mechanism (MVM) to verify compliance with the temporary bilateral ceasefire]

5 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8063rd meeting, 5 Oct. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53)"]

5 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region

29 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Special report of the Secretary-General on the strategic review of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

29 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on his mission of good offices in Cyprus

28 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali

28 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Colombia

26 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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