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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 South Sudan (covering the period from 16 December 2016 to 1 March 2017)

16 March 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on Burundi

23 February 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7856th meeting, 4 January 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Colombia

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

Security Council resolution 2334 (2016) [on cessation of Israeli settlement activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem]

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7826th meeting, 5 December 2016, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

5 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

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

Security Council resolution 2318 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 May 2017]

15 November 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Special report of the Secretary-General on the review of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan

10 November 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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