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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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Security Council resolution 2276 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea until 24 Apr. 2017]

24 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2270 (2016) [on condemning the nuclear test of 6 Jan. 2016 and strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea]

2 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2207 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea until 5 Apr. 2016]

4 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2094 (2013) [on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and condemning the missile launch of 12 Feb. 2013]

7 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2050 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts as specified in resolution 1874 (2009) concerning the Democractic People's Republic of Korea until 12 July 2013]

12 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6752nd meeting, 16 Apr. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea"]

16 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1985 (2011) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (2009) until 12 June 2012]

10 June 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1928 (2010) [on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea]

7 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1874 (2009) [on on measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in connection with its nuclear weapon tests]

12 June 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6106th meeting, 13 Apr. 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea"]

13 April 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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