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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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Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 August 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1866 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)]

13 February 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1838 (2008) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)]

9 October 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1808 (2008) [on settlement of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict and extension of the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)]

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

Security Council resolution 1781 (2007) [on settlement of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict and extension of the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)]

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

Resolution 1752 (2007) The Situation in Georgia

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

Resolution 1716 (2006) The Situation in Georgia

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

Security Council Resolution 1666 (2006) The situation in Georgia

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

Security Council Resolution 1656 (2006) The situation in Georgia

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

Security Council Resolutions 1615 (2005) The situation in Georgia

29 July 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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