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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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The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

5 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

13 September 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implication for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

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

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

13 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

23 June 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

9 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Afghanistan

3 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

10 December 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan, 21 to 24 June 2010

1 November 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 40 of resolution 1917 (2010)

16 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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