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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

15 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2149 (2014) [on establishment of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 30 Apr. 2015]

10 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2146 (2014) [on the measures imposed on any vessels transporting crude oil illicitly exported from Libya]

3 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2148 (2014) [on the review of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)]

3 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2147 (2014) [on the extension of the Mandate UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)]

28 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7148th meeting, 26 Mar. 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

26 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014)

24 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2145 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)]

17 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Final report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone

17 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Security Council mission to Mali, 1-3 February 2014

11 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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