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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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Statement [The situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

14 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord's Resistance Army-affected areas

14 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2110 (2013)

13 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2123 (2013) [on implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina]

12 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2124 (2013) [on the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 Oct. 2014]

12 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 4 of resolution 2107 (2013)

11 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

8 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7050th meeting, 28 Oct. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security"]

28 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

28 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia

21 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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