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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 2233 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2016]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic

29 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2234 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus until 31 Jan. 2016]

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7492nd meeting, 28 July 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

28 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2232 (2015) [on deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 30 May 2016 and extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 30 Mar. 2016]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014) and 2191 (2014)

23 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2231 (2015) [on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Islamic Republic of Iran's nuclear programme]

20 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2230 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Dec. 2015)]

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

Fourth report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2169 (2014)

13 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi

7 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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