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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 Security Council mission to Timor-Leste, 24 to 30 November 2007

6 December 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Corrigendum to the Report of the Security Council Mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, 14 to 21 June 2007

13 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Security Council Mission to Addis Ababa, Khartoum, Accra, Abidjan and Kinshasa, 14 to 21 June 2007

11 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Security Council Mission on the Kosovo Issue

4 May 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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