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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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Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7694th meeting, 24 May 2016, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security"]

24 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Progress towards the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel

12 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Partnering for peace: moving towards partnership peacekeeping

1 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Letter dated 2 January 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

5 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the status of NATO forces and NATO personnel conducting mutually agreed NATO-led activities in Afghanistan

11 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7249th meeting, 27 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2171 (2014) [on the prevention of armed conflicts]

21 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2167 (2014) [on enhancing the relationship between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations, in particular the African Union]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

11 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

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