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Security Council Presidency in 2018

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 Kazakhstan 31 December 2018
February Kuwait 31 December 2019
March The Netherlands 31 December 2018
April Peru 31 December 2019
May Poland 31 December 2019
June Russian Federation Permanent Member
July Sweden 31 December 2018
August United Kingdom Permanent Member
September United States Permanent Member
October Bolivia 31 December 2018
November China Permanent Member
December Côte d’Ivoire 31 December 2019