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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 April to 30 June 2013

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

Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine : report of the Secretary-General

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

Report of the Committee on the Admission of New Members concerning the application of Palestine for admission to membership in the United Nations

11 November 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine Report of the Secretary-General

7 November 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (for the period from 22 June to 7 December 2004) I. Introduction

7 December 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine

29 November 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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