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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 2145 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)]

17 March 2014 | 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

Security Council resolution 2096 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 19 Mar. 2014]

19 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2069 (2012) [on extension of the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) until 13 Oct. 2013]

9 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2041 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 23 Mar. 2013]

22 March 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2011 (2011) [on extension of the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF)]

12 October 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1989 (2011) [on expansion of the mandate of the Ombudsperson established by the resolution 1267 (1999) and the establishment of a new Al-Qaida sanctions list]

17 June 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1988 (2011) [on establishment of a new Sanctions Committee focusing on the threat from those associated with the Taliban]

17 June 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1974 (2011) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 23 Mar. 2012]

22 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1943 (2010) [on extension of the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF)]

13 October 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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