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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 [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6755th meeting, 21 Apr. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

21 April 2012 | 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 6213th meeting, 5 November 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

5 November 2009 | 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 6105th meeting, 9 Apr. 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

9 April 2009 | 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 6089th meeting, 3 Mar. 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation of Guinea-Bissau"]

3 March 2009 | 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 5995th meeting, 15 Oct. 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

15 October 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 5762nd meeting, 19 Oct. 2007, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Guinea-Bissau"]

19 October 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: Peace Consolidation in West Africa

9 August 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Guinea-Bissau

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Guinea-Bissau

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Guinea-Bissau

2 November 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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