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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: 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 South Sudan (covering the period from 1 April to 3 June 2016)

20 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2290 (2016) [on the extension the the mandate of the Panel of Experts until 1 July 2017]

31 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2287 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Nov. 2016]

12 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

13 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on technical assistance provided to the African Union Commission and the Transitional Government of National Unity for the implementation of chapter V of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan

7 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2280 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2206 (2015) until 1 July 2016]

7 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2271 (2016) [on renewal of sanctions until 15 Apr. 2016 and extension of the mandate of the UN Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2206 (2015) on South Sudan until 15 May 2016]

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

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 10 November 2015 to 2 February 2016)

9 February 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2252 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) until 31 July 2016]

15 December 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

23 November 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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