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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 2163 (2014) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2014]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2131 (2013) [on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2014]

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2108 (2013) [on renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2013]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2064 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 Aug. 2013]

30 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1899 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force]

16 December 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1875 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force]

23 June 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1860 (2009) [on a durable and fully repected ceasefire and the full withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Gaza Strip]

8 January 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1850 (2008) [on the implementation of the Quartet Performance-based Road Map to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict]

16 December 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1848 (2008) [on the extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)]

12 December 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1821 (2008) [The situation in the Middle East]

27 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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