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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 2140 (2014)

26 February 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2051 (2012) [on the situation in Yemen]

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

Security Council resolution 2014 (2011) [on the situation in Yemen]

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

Security Council resolution 1998 (2011) [on children and armed conflict]

12 July 2011 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 931 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3394th meeting, on 29 June 1994

29 June 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 924 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3386th meeting, on 1 June 1994

1 June 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 179 (1963) of 11 June 1963

11 June 1963 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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