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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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Security Council resolution 1794 (2007) [on extension of the mandate and capacity of the UN Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC)]

21 December 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5783rd meeting, 21 Nov. 2007, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Great Lakes region"]

21 November 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Twenty-fourth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

14 November 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 1771 (2007) The Situation Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

10 August 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1768 (2007) The Situation Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

31 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

23 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Letter Dated 16 July 2007 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo Addressed to the President of the Security Council

18 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Corrigendum to the Report of the Security Council Mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, 14 to 21 June 2007

13 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Security Council Mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, 14 to 21 June 2007

11 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

28 June 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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