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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: Angola (2016), Egypt (2017), Japan (2017), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Senegal (2017), Spain (2016), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017), Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of) (2016)) 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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Letter Dated 30 December 2003 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter-terrorism Addressed to the President of the Security Council

13 January 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 15 April 2003 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter-terrorism Addressed to the President of the Security Council

28 April 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 22 May 2002 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter-terrorism Addressed to the President of the Security Council

24 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 30 November 2001 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter-terrorism Addressed to the President of the Security Council

30 November 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 730 (1992) [Central America]

16 January 1992 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 719 (1991) [Central America]

6 November 1991 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 656 (1990) [Central America]

8 June 1990 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 654 (1990) [Central America]

4 May 1990 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 653 (1990) [Central America]

20 April 1990 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 637 (1989) [Central America]

27 July 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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