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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 request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process

7 January 2010 | 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 6119th meeting, 5 May 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Letter dated 22 November 2006 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2006/920)"]

5 May 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Nepal

18 April 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Nepal

20 December 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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