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

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

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

8 October 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Security Council mission to the African Union; Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and Liberia

11 June 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6058th meeting, 22 Dec. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Great Lakes region"]

22 December 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6006th meeting, 29 Oct. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

29 October 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

3 April 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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