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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 Security Council mission to the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Burundi, including the African Union

30 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Central Africa and the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa

14 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad

1 December 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1861 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT)]

14 January 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5734th meeting, 27 August 2007, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion"]

27 August 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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