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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 2125 (2013) [on acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia]

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

Security Council resolution 2124 (2013) [on the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 Oct. 2014]

12 November 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2111 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea until 25 Nov. 2014]

24 July 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2102 (2013) [on establishment of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM)]

2 May 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2093 (2013) [on the situation in Somalia]

6 March 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2077 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

21 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2073 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

7 November 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2072 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

31 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2067 (2012) [on the situation in Somalia]

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

Security Council resolution 2060 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea referred to in para. 3 of resolution 1558 (2004) until 25 Aug. 2013]

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

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