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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: Bolivia (2018), Egypt (2017), Ethiopia (2018), Italy (2018), Japan (2017), Kazakhstan (2018), Senegal (2017), Sweden (2018), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017)) 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 31 January 2006 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

3 February 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 14 April 2004 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 April 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Letter Dated 17 June 2002 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

17 June 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Security Council resolution 1192 (1192) [On Lockerbie case]

27 August 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 616 (1988) [Islamic Republic of Iran-USA]

20 July 1988 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 562 (1985) [Nicaragua-USA]

10 May 1985 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 461 (1979) [Islamic Republic of Iran-USA]

31 December 1979 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 457 (1979) [Islamic Republic of Iran-USA]

4 December 1979 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 437 (1978) [Southern Rhodesia]

10 October 1978 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 320 (1972) [Southern Rhodesia]

29 September 1972 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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