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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: 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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First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2001 (2011)

28 November 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1409 (2002) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

14 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1382 (2001) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

29 November 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1360 (2001) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

3 July 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1352 (2001) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

1 June 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1330 (2000) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

5 December 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1302 (2000) [Iraq and Kuwait]

8 June 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1293 (2000) [Iraq and Kuwait]

31 March 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1281 (1999) [Situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

10 December 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1266 (1999) [Situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

4 October 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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