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UN Security Council

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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Letter Dated 30 May 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

31 May 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 3 May 2005 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

4 May 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 23 April 2004 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

23 April 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 3 March 2003 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

10 March 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 28 May 2002 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

29 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 20 December 2001 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

21 December 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 119 (1956) of 31 October 1956

31 October 1956 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 118 (1956) of 13 October 1956

13 October 1956 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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