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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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Resolution 473 (1980) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2231st meeting, on 13 June 1980

13 June 1980 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 432 (1978) adopted by the Security Council at its 2082nd meeting,on 27 July 1978

27 July 1978 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 423 (1978) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2067th meeting, on 14 March 1978,

14 March 1978 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 421 (1977) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2052nd meeting, on 9 December 1977

9 December 1977 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 418 (1977) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2046th meeting, on 4 November 1977

4 November 1977 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 311 (1972) of 4 February 1972

4 February 1972 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 282 (1970) of 23 July 1970

23 July 1970 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 246 (1968) of 14 March 1968

14 March 1968 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 245 (1968) of 25 January 1968

25 January 1968 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 191 (1964) of 18 June 1964

18 June 1964 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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