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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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Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5876th meeting, 24 Apr. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Burundi"]

24 April 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Burundi

30 May 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Burundi

23 March 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Burundi

22 September 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Burundi

30 August 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Burundi

23 May 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Burundi

14 March 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Burundi

15 August 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation in Burundi"]

22 December 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation in Burundi"]

2 May 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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