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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 [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7148th meeting, 26 Mar. 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

26 March 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6876th meeting, 30 Nov. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

30 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6844th meeting, 9 Oct. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

9 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6748th meeting, 11 Apr. 2012, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Sierra Leone"]

11 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Sierra Leone

28 June 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 Sierra Leone

25 December 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

22 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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

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

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

17 July 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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