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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 1438 (2002) on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts

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

Resolution 80 (1950) of 14 March 1950

14 March 1950 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 67 (1949) of 28 January 1949

28 January 1949 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 64 (1948) of 28 December 1948

28 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 65 (1948) of 28 December 1948

28 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 63 (1948) of 24 December 1948

24 December 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 40 (1948) of 28 February 1948

28 February 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 41 (1948) of 28 February 1948

28 February 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 55 (1948) of 29 July 1948

29 January 1948 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 36 (1947) of 1 November 1947

1 November 1947 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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