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

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus

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

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

31 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic and on the activities of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in that country

21 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2085 (2012) [on authorization of the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) for an initial period of one year]

20 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6897th meeting, 20 Dec. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Post-conflict peacebuilding"]

20 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2084 (2012) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2013]

19 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6895th meeting, 19 Dec. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Central African region"]

19 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6892nd meeting, 19 Dec. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Timor-Leste"]

19 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2081 (2012) [on extension of the terms of office of judges of the International International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ("the International Tribunal")]

17 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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