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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: Argentina (2014), Australia (2014), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Luxembourg (2014), Nigeria (2015), Republic of Korea (2014), Rwanda (2014)), 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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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006)

26 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

26 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Security Council resolution 2162 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) until 30 June 2015]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2163 (2014) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2014]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2164 (2014) [on extension the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2015]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7208th meeting, 25 June 2014 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7208th meeting, 25 June 2014 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

20 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2160 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Taliban]

17 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2156 (2014) / adopted by the Security Council at its 7186th meeting, on 29 May 2014

29 May 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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