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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/930 (1994) Resolution 930 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3393rd meeting, on 27 June 1994

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

Security Council Resolution S/RES/919 (1994) Resolution 919 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3379th meeting, on 25 May 1994

25 May 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 894 (1994) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3329th meeting, on 14 January 1994

14 January 1994 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 772 (1992) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3107th meeting, on 17 August 1992

17 August 1992 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 640 (1989) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2882nd meeting, on 29 August 1989

29 August 1989 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution S/RES/623 (1988) Resolution 623 (1988) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2830th meeting, on 23 November 1988

23 November 1988 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 615 (1988) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2817th meeting, on 17 June 1988

17 June 1988 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 591 (1986) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2723rd meeting, on 28 November 1986

28 November 1986 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 569 (1985) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2602nd meeting, on 26 July 1985

26 July 1985 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 560 (1985) Adopted by the Security Council at its 2574th meeting, on 12 March 1985

12 March 1985 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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