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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office in Burundi

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6744th meeting, 29 Mar. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

29 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6744th meeting, 29 Mar. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

29 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1711 (2006) [Democratic Republic of the Congo]

29 September 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1692 (2006) [Burundi]

30 June 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1132 (1997) [Sierra Leoene]

8 October 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1063 (1996) [On the establishment of the UN Support Mission in Haiti (UNSMIH)]

28 June 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1048 (1996) [On extension of the mandate and reduction of the strength of the UN Mission in Haiti]

29 February 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 930 (1994) [South Africa]

27 June 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 917 (1994) [Haiti]

6 May 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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