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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 2152 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2015]

29 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2099 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2014]

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

Security Council resolution 2044 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2013]

24 April 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1979 (2011) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2012]

27 April 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1920 (2010) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)]

30 April 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1871 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)]

30 April 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1813 (2008) [on the extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)]

30 April 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1783 (2007) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)]

31 October 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1754 (2007) The Situation Concerning Western Sahara

30 April 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1720 (2006) The Situation Concerning Western Sahara

31 October 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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