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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 activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa

29 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6748th meeting, 11 Apr. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

11 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

14 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 2005 (2011) [on the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) until 15 September 2012]

14 September 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

2 September 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1971 (2011) [on the withdrawal of military personnel providing security for the Special Court for Sierra Leone by the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)]

3 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1940 (2010) [on termination of the oil and arms embargo against Sierra Leone and dissolution of the Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1132 (1997)]

29 September 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1941 (2010) / adopted by the Security Council at its 6392nd meeting, on 29 September 2010

29 September 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

17 September 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1886 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)]

15 September 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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