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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 South Sudan

18 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Measures to eliminate international terrorism

17 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Identical letters dated 14 November 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

17 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country News

Security Council resolution 2184 (2014) [on acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia]

12 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2183 (2014) [on implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina]

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Letter dated 10 November 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country News

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7296th meeting, 5 November 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo"]

5 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

31 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Security Council resolution 2182 (2014) [on the renewal of the provisions of para. 2 of resolution 2142 (2014) until 30 Oct. 2015 concerning the arms embargo on Somalia and on extension of the manadate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 30 Nov. 2015]

24 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2181 (2014) [on extension of the authorization of the European Union operation contained in para. 44 of resolution 2134 (2014) until 15 Mar. 2015]

21 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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