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UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL
The Security Council (SC), as one of the six main organs of the United Nations (UN), is the principle organ responsible for maintaining international peace and security. In its history, the Council has acted on widely differing topics, adapting to the changing nature of threats to international peace and security. Given the SC’s role, it is important to understand the structure, rules, and governing principles that define its unique responsibilities and mandate.
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