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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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Security Council resolution 2144 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 13 Mar. 2015 and the mandate of the Panel of Experts, established by para. 24 of resolution 1973 (2011) and modified by resolution 2040 (2012), until 13 Apr. 2015]

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

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