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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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Resolution 34 (1947) of 15 September 1947

15 September 1947 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 23 (1947) of 18 April 1947

18 April 1947 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 17 (1947) of 10 February 1947

10 February 1947 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 15 (1946) of 19 December 1946 [S/339]

19 December 1946 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 12 (1946) of 10 December 1946

10 December 1946 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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