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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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Special report of the Secretary-General on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region

27 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2092 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 31 May 2013]

22 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6922nd meeting, 15 Feb. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

15 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2091 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1591 (2005) until 17 Feb. 2014]

14 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2090 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Office in Burundi (BNUB) until 15 Feb. 2014]

13 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6917th meeting, 12 Feb. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Protection of civilians in armed conflict"]

12 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

4 February 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia

31 January 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei

25 January 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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