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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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Conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Sudan

31 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Conference Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

31 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2369 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2018]

27 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8012th meeting, 26 July 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

26 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2258 (2015) and 2332 (2016)

21 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2367 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2018]

14 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8001st meeting, 13 July 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Central African Republic"]

13 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

12 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to resolution 2299 (2016)

11 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2366 (2017) [on establishment of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia]

10 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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