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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 2130 (2013) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent and ad litem judges at the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, who are members of the Trial Chambers and the Appeals Chamber, until 31 Dec. 2014 or until the completion of the cases to which they are assigned]

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

Security Council resolution 2131 (2013) [on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2014]

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

Security Council resolution 2129 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) as special political mission under the policy guidance of Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) for the period ending 31 Dec. 2017]

17 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7081st meeting, 12 Dec. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Peace and security in Africa"]

12 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution S/RES/2128 (2013) [on the situation in Liberia and West Africa]

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

Security Council resolution S/RES/2127 (2013) [on the situation in Central African Republic]

5 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2126 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 31 May 2014]

25 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2125 (2013) [on acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia]

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

Security Council resolution 2123 (2013) [on implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina]

12 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2124 (2013) [on the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 Oct. 2014]

12 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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