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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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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

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

23 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 14 April to 19 August 2015)

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

Letter dated 26 December 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

29 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

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

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

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

Letter dated 10 November 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country News

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

3 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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