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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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Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic

27 January 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter dated 7 October 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

7 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July to 12 September 2013

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July to 31 December 2012

27 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2043 (2012)

6 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Fifteenth semi-annual report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)

20 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 January to 30 June 2011

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

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July 2009 to 31 December 2009

18 November 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 January 2009 to 30 June 2009

8 June 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July 2008 to 31 December 2008

26 November 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

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