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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 4 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

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

Letter Dated 27 February 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

2 March 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 18 July 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

19 July 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 27 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

8 January 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council Resolution S/RES/930 (1994) Resolution 930 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3393rd meeting, on 27 June 1994

27 June 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution S/RES/919 (1994) Resolution 919 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3379th meeting, on 25 May 1994

25 May 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The question of South Africa"]

19 April 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Resolution 894 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3329th meeting, on 14 January 1994

14 January 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 772 (1992) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3107th meeting, on 17 August 1992

17 August 1992 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 640 (1989) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2882nd meeting, on 29 August 1989

29 August 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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