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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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Letter dated 22 January 2015 from the Permanent Representative of the Niger to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General : Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and of Defence on the security situation in Nigeria and the fight against Boko Haram

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

Letter dated 11 December 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

16 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office for West Africa

15 January 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office for West Africa

30 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 7 February 2008 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

7 February 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 7 February 2007 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 February 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 7 March 2003 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

12 March 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 15 January 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

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

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