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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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Resolution 205 (1965) of 22 May 1965

22 May 1965 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 203 (1965) of 14 May 1965

14 May 1965 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 156 (1960) of 9 September 1960

9 September 1960 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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