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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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Letter dated 12 January 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council

12 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 17 December 2014 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council

31 December 2014 | 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 submitted pursuant to paragraph 39 of Security Council resolution 2147 (2014)

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7296th meeting, 5 November 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

5 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

25 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region

24 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

30 June 2014 | 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

30 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Security Council mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and Ethiopia (including the African Union)

13 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Security Council resolution 2147 (2014) [on the extension of the Mandate UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)]

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

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