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

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel

23 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional 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 2291 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 December 2016]

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

Special report of the Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 March to 20 May 2016

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali

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

Security Council resolution 2287 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Nov. 2016]

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

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