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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 S/RES/2128 (2013) [on the situation in Liberia and West Africa]

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

Resolution 2116 (2013) : Adopted by the Security Council at its 7033rd meeting, on 18 September 2013

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

Security Council resolution 2079 (2012) [on the situation in Liberia]

12 December 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2066 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until 30 Sept. 2013]

17 September 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2025 (2011) / adopted by the Security Council at its 6684th meeting, on 14 December 2011

14 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2008 (2011) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until 30 Sept. 2012]

16 September 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1961 (2010) [on the situation in Liberia]

17 December 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1938 (2010) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)]

15 September 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1903 (2009) [on extension of travel ban on persons deemed to be a threat to the peace in Liberia and readjustment of the arms embargo]

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

Security Council resolution 1885 (2009) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)]

15 September 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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