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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 2131 (2013) [on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2014]

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Eighteenth semi-annual report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)

16 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Annual Reports

Letter dated 7 October 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

7 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7039th meeting, 2 Oct. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

2 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Resolution 2118 (2013) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7038th meeting, on 27 September 2013

27 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Requires Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013)

27 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July to 12 September 2013

12 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6994th meeting, 10 July 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]

10 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Security Council resolution 2108 (2013) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2013]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2084 (2012) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2013]

19 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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