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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 1969 (2011) [Timor-Leste]

24 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (for the Period from 27 January to 20 August 2007)

28 August 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Timor-Leste

23 May 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1745 (2007) [on extension of the mandate and increase in the strength of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)]

22 February 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (for the Period from 9 August 2006 to 26 January 2007)

1 February 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1410 (2002) [on the situation in East Timor]

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

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