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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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Security Council resolution 1720 (2006) [Western Sahara]

31 October 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5290th meeting, 24 Oct. 2005, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Security Council's resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999)"]

24 October 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1410 (2002) [on the situation in East Timor]

17 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1349 (2001) [on the situation concerning Western Sahara]

27 April 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1324 (2000) [on the situation concerning Western Sahara]

30 October 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1238 (1999) [Western Sahara]

14 May 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1198 (1998) [On the situation concerning Western Sahara]

18 September 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1185 (1998) [The question of the Western Sahara]

20 July 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1163 (1998) [On the situation concerning Western Sahara]

17 April 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1148 (1998) [On the situation concerning Western Sahara]

26 January 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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