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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict

29 May 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Letter dated 2009/05/14 from the President of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, addressed to the President of the Security Council : Assessment and report of Judge Patrick Robinson, President of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, provided to the Security Council pursuant to paragraph 6 of Council resolution 1534 (2004), covering the period from 15 November 2008 to 15 May 2009

18 May 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Letter dated 14 May 2009 from the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda addressed to the President of the Security Council : Report on the completion strategy of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (as at 4 May 2009)

14 May 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on enhancing mediation and its support activities

8 April 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Letter dated 30 December 2008 from the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: Report on the activities of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa for the period 2008

31 December 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Women and peace and security : report of the Secretary-General

25 September 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Consolidated List established and maintained by the 1267 Committee with respect to Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden, and the Taliban and other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with them

3 July 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Additional report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Uganda

23 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Letter dated 2008/06/10 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning Counter-terrorism addressed to the President of the Security Council

10 June 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Small arms : report of the Secretary-General

17 April 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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