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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 1448 (2002) on the situation in Angola

9 December 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1439 (2002) on the situation in Angola

18 October 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1432 (2002) on the situation in Angola

15 August 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1433 (2002) on the situation in Angola

15 August 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1412 (2002) on the situation in Angola

17 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1404 (2002) on the situation in Angola

18 April 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1374 (2001) on the situation in Angola

19 October 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1348 (2001) on the situation in Angola

19 April 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1336 (2001) / adopted by the Security Council at its 4263rd meeting, on 23 January 2001

23 January 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1295 (2000) / adopted by the Security Council at its 4129th meeting, on 18 April 2000

18 April 2000 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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