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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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Resolution 643 (1989) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2886th meeting, on 31 October 1989

31 October 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 632 (1989) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2848th meeting on 16 February 1989

16 February 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 629 (1989) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2842nd meeting, on 16 January 1989

16 January 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 539 (1983) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2492nd meeting, on 28 October 1983

28 October 1983 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 439 (1978) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2098th meeting, on 13 November 1978

13 November 1978 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 431 (1978) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2082nd meeting, on 27 July 1978

27 July 1978 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 385 (1976) Adopted by the Security Council at its 1885th meeting, on 30 January 1976

30 January 1976 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 366 (1974) Adopted by the Security Council at its 1885th meeting, on 17 December 1974

17 December 1974 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 342 (1973) of 11 December 1973

11 December 1973 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 323 (1972) of 6 December 1972

6 December 1972 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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