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

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7717th meeting, 15 June 2016, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Women and peace and security"]

15 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

22 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Security Council resolution 2242 (2015) [on women and peace and security]

13 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on women and peace and security

16 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Security Council resolution 2185 (2014) [United Nations peacekeeping operations]

20 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia

25 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

Security Council resolution 2122 (2013) [on women and peace and security]

18 October 2013 | 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

28 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

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