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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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Letter dated 2006/09/14 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

15 September 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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

28 November 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on women and peace and security

10 October 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

The rule of law and transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict societies : report of the Secretary-General

23 August 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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

28 May 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary General: Children and armed conflict

19 April 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Children and armed conflict

20 February 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Children in armed conflict : report of the Secretary-General

10 November 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Interim report of the Secretary-General on the prevention of armed conflict

12 September 2003 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the protection of civilians in armed conflicts

30 March 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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