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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 Somalia

9 January 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region

4 October 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Security Council resolution 2173 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2015)]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

23 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

22 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Third report of the Secretary-General submitted pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2110 (2013)

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

Letter dated 26 June 2014 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2127 (2013) addressed to the President of the Security Council

1 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2158 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) for 12 months]

29 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Final report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone

17 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7066th meeting, 25 Nov. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Central African region"]

25 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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