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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: 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 539 (1983) [Namibia]

28 October 1983 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 328 (1973) [Southern Rhodesia]

10 March 1973 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 323 (1972) [Namibia]

6 December 1972 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 310 (1972) [Namibia]

4 February 1972 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 301 (1971) [Namibia]

20 October 1971 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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