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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: 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 implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014) and 2191 (2014)

10 September 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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

13 August 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 24 November 2014 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

25 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2144 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 13 Mar. 2015 and the mandate of the Panel of Experts, established by para. 24 of resolution 1973 (2011) and modified by resolution 2040 (2012), until 13 Apr. 2015]

14 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7083rd meeting, 16 Dec. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Libya"]

16 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7083rd meeting, 16 Dec. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Libya"]

16 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

20 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Somalia

9 November 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry mandated to establish the facts and circumstances of the events of 28 September 2009 in Guinea

18 December 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country/Situation Specific Position Papers

Protocole facultatif se rapportant à la Convention contre la torture et autres peines ou traitements cruels, inhumains ou dégradants

9 January 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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