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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 2296 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2017]

29 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2295 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2017]

29 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) [on renewal of measures on arms embargo against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by resolution 1807 (2008) and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 Aug. 2017]

23 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 1 April to 3 June 2016)

20 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2290 (2016) [on the extension the the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 1 July 2017]

31 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014) and 2258 (2015)

19 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2286 (2016) [on protection of the wounded and sick, medical personnel and humanitarian personnel in armed conflict]

3 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

15 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

13 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Special report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire

31 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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