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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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Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8087th meeting, 7 Nov. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

7 November 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8085th meeting, 6 Nov. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Myanmar"]

6 November 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8082nd meeting, 31 Oct. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Children and armed conflict"]

31 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8065th meeting, 10 October 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Libya"]

10 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8063rd meeting, 5 Oct. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53)"]

5 October 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8045th meeting, 13 September 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

13 September 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8020h meeting, 9 Aug. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Maintenance of international peace and security"]

9 August 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8016th meeting, 2 Aug. 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Burundi"]

2 August 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8012th meeting, 26 July 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

26 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 8001st meeting, 13 July 2017, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Central African Republic"]

13 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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