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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 United Nations Operation in Cyprus

2 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5869th meeting, 17 Apr. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Cyprus"]

17 April 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 1789 (2007) [on extension of the mandate of United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for a further period ending 15 June 2008]

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

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

3 December 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 1758 (2007) The Situation in Cyprus

15 June 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

Resolution 1728 (2006) The Situation in Cyprus

15 December 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

1 December 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 17 August 2006 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1373 (2001) Concerning Counter-terrorism Addressed to the President of the Security Council

17 August 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 1687 (2006) The situation in Cyprus

15 June 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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