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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 2115 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 Aug. 2014]

29 August 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 2004 (2011) [on the extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until 31 Aug. 2012]

30 August 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1937 (2010) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)]

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

Security Council resolution 1884 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)]

27 August 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1852 (2008) [The situation in the Middle East]

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

Security Council resolution 1832 (2008) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)]

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

Security Council resolution 1815 (2008) [on extension of the mandate of the UN International Independent Investigation Commission in Lebanon]

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

Resolution 1773 (2007) The Situation in the Middle East

24 August 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1757 (2007) [on the establishment of a Special Tribunal for Lebanon]

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

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