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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 situation in Abyei

23 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2077 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

21 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2076 (2012) [on the situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo]

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

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6865th meeting, 19 Nov. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Maintenance of international peace and security"]

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

Security Council resolution 2075 (2012) [on the situation in Sudan]

16 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

First report of the Secretary-General pursuant to resolution 2061 (2012)

16 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2074 (2012) [on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina]

14 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

14 November 2012 | 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 29 June to 30 October 2012

14 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan

8 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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