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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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Security Council resolution 2114 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2014]

30 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2112 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) until 30 June 2014]

30 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

International migration and development : report of the Secretary-General

25 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7011th meeting, 25 July 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Great Lakes region"]

25 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council Resolution 2110 (2013) on the situation in Iraq

24 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2111 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea until 25 Nov. 2014]

24 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7001st meeting, 16 July 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

16 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Philippines

12 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

12 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2109 (2013) [on the situation in Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan]

11 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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