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Security Council Presidency in 2016

The presidency of the Council is held by each of the members in turn for one month, following the English alphabetical order of the Member States names.

Month Presidency End of Membership Term
January Uruguay 31 December 2017
February Venezuela 31 December 2016
March Angola 31 December 2016
April China Permanent Member
May Egypt 31 December 2017
June France Permanent Member
July Japan 31 December 2017
August Malaysia 31 December 2016
September New Zealand 31 December 2016
October Russian Federation Permanent Member
November Senegal 31 December 2017
December Spain 31 December 2016