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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: Peace Consolidation in West Africa

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

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

27 August 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

13 December 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

30 July 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

6 May 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

9 April 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

13 September 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

23 May 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

25 February 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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