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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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Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5908th meeting, 12 June 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

12 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5883rd meeting, 30 Apr. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5838th meeting, 15 Feb. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

15 February 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5778th meeting, 13 Nov. 2007, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

13 November 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

17 July 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

15 May 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

9 February 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

16 January 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

21 November 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia"]

27 February 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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