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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 6101st meeting, 6 Apr. 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The question concerning Haiti"]

6 April 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Question Concerning Haiti

15 May 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The question concerning Haiti

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The question concerning Haiti

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The question concerning Haiti

6 January 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The question concerning Haiti

18 October 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Question Concerning Haiti

12 January 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

10 September 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

26 February 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "The question concerning Haiti"]

15 March 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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