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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: 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 the situation in the Central African Republic

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic

29 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 5 December 2014 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5913th meeting, 16 June 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion"]

16 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1182 (1998) [Central African Republic]

14 July 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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