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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: Angola (2016), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Nigeria (2015), Spain (2016), Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of) (2016)) 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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Implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014) and 2191 (2014)

23 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7409th meeting, 19 March 2015, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

19 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Identical letters dated 16 March 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

19 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 16 March 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

16 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 20 November 2014 to 3 March 2015

13 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Identical letters dated 22 February 2015 from the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

9 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 6 March 2015 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General : Concept note for the Security Council open debate on children and armed conflict: child victims of non-State armed groups, 25 March 2015

6 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Security Council resolution 2209 (2015) [on the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic]

6 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Identical letters dated 23 February 2015 from the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council

25 February 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 27 January 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

27 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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