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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006) : reporting period from 29 June to 30 October 2012

14 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010

9 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the Middle East

11 December 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Regional Reports

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