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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 African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

14 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the Central African Republic

2 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict

10 May 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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

5 April 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7913th meeting, 4 April 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Central African Republic"]

4 April 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7812th meeting, 16 November 2016, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Central African Republic"]

16 November 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

27 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union on issues of peace and security in Africa, including the work of the United Nations Office to the African Union

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Fourth report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 7 of resolution 2233 (2015)

5 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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