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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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Security Council resolution 2121 (2013) [on the situation in Central African Republic]

10 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2120 (2013) [on extension of the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) until 31 Dec. 2014]

10 October 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2118 (2013) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7038th meeting, on 27 September 2013

27 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2117 (2013) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7036th meeting, on 26 September 2013

26 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2116 (2013) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7033rd meeting, on 18 September 2013

18 September 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2115 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 Aug. 2014]

29 August 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Self-determination of French Polynesia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 August 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 August 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2113 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 31 Aug. 2014]

30 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2114 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2014]

30 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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