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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 United Nations operation in Cyprus

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

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

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

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

28 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region

28 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Security Council resolution 2107 (2013) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2108 (2013) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2013]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Thirty-second report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire

26 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006) : reporting period from 1 March to 28 June 2013

26 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2106 (2013) [on sexual violence in armed conflict]

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

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