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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 2080 (2012) [on extension of the terms of office of judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)]

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

Security Council resolution 2054 (2012) [on extension of the terms of office of judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)]

29 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2029 (2011) / adopted by the Security Council at its 6694th meeting, on 21 December 2011

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

Security Council resolution 1203 (2011) [on decision for Judge Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov to work part-time at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda]

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

Security Council resolution 2006 (2011) [on the reappointment of Hassan Bubacar Jallow as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda for a term with effect from 15 Sept. 2011 until 31 Dec. 2014]

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

Security Council resolution 1966 (2010) [on the establishment of the Inernational Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals with two branches]

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

Security Council resolution 1955 (2010) [on authorization of the judges to complete cases notwithstanding the expiry of their term of office at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)]

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

Security Council resolution 1932 (2010) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent and ad litem judges to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and on amending art. 12 of the Statute of the International Tribunal ]

29 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1901 (2009) [on extension of the terms of office of trial judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and on temporarily amending article 11, paragraph 1 of the Statute of the International Tribunal]

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

Security Council resolution 1878 (2009) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent and ad litem judges to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and on amending article 13 of the Statute of the International Tribunal]

7 July 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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