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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), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Nigeria (2015), Spain (2016), 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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Security Council resolution 2175 (2014) [on the protection of humanitarian personnel and UN and associated personnel in armed conflict]

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

Letter dated 26 August 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7249th meeting, 27 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2174 (2014) [on the situation in Libya]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2173 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2015)]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2172 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 Aug. 2015]

26 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014) and 2165 (2014)

21 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2171 (2014) [on the prevention of armed conflicts]

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

Security Council resolution 2170 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Al-Qaida]

15 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7240th meeting, 8 August 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan"]

8 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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