There are five permanent members of the UN Security Council - China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. There are ten non-permanent members, which are elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly of the UN. As of 1 January 2002, the ten elected members are: Bulgaria, Cameroon, Colombia, Guinea, Ireland, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Singapore and Syria. The Presidency of the Security Council changes each month. (As of October 1, 2002) - Link to the UN Security Council Members and listing of presidency terms for 2002.

Jan Kavan - President of the Fifty-seventh Session
of the United Nations General Assembly
Office of the President of the General Assembly
United Nations, New York, NY, 10017
Tel: (212) 963 2209, fax (212) 963 3133


Ambassador Wang Yingfan
Permanent Representative of CHINA to the UN
350 East 35th Street,
New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212-655-6100
Fax: 212-634-7626
Tel: 212-655-6191
Fax: 212-481-2998

S.E M.Jean-David LEVITTE
Permanent Representative of FRANCE to the United Nations
One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, 245 East 47th Street, 44th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10017, Telephone: (212) 308-5700
Telefax: (212) 421-6889
Correspondence: French

H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov
Permanent Representative – RUSSIAN Federation
Postal Address: 136 East 67 Street, New York, N.Y. 10021
Phone: (212) 861-4900; 861-4901; 861-4902
Fax: (212) 628-0252

Sir Jeremy Quentin Greenstock, KCMG - BRITAIN
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
28th Floor
885 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 745 9250
Fax: (212) 745 9316

John D. Negroponte
Ambassador of USA
Press and Public Affairs Section
United States Mission to the United Nations
799 UN Plaza
New York, N.Y. 10017-3505
Press inquiries and opinions: 212-415-4050


Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations
Office of the Spokesman for the Secretary-General
United Nations, S-378
New York, NY 10017
Press/media enquiries only
Tel. 212-963-7162
Fax. 212-963-7055
All other inquiries to be addressed to (212) 963-4475 or

Sergio Vieira de Mello - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR-UNOG
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Telephone Number (41-22) 917-9000
Send e-mail with comments and suggestions to:

Hina Jilani
Special Representative for Human Rights Defenders
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Telephone Number (41-22) 917-9000


H.E. Mr. Stefan Tafrov
Ambassador, Permanent Representative Bulgaria
11 East 84th  Street, New York NY 10028, USA
Tel: (212) 737-4790
Fax: (212) 472-9865

Martin Belinga Eboutou
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cameroon to the UN - Presidency of the Security Council for October 2002
22 East 73rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10021
Tel: (212) 794-2295/2296/2297/2298/2299, Telefax: (212) 249-0533
Correspondence: French

H.E. Mr. Alfonso Valdivieso
Permanent Representative of Colombia
140 East 57th Street, 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10022
Tel: (212) 355-7776
Telefax: (212) 371-2813
Correspondence: Spanish

Ambassador Francois Lonseny Fall
Permanent Mission of Guinea
140 East 39th Street, New York, N.Y. 10016
Tel: (212) 687-8115/8116/8117
Fax: (212) 687-8248 

H.E. Richard RYAN
Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations
One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, 885 Second Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10017
Telephone: (212) 421-6934, Telefax: (212) 752-4726

H. E. Mr. Jagdish Koonjul
Ambassador for Mauritius
211 East 43rd Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 949-0190
(212) 949-0191
FAX: (212) 697-3829
(212) 953-1233

Adolfo Aguilar Zínser
Ambassador for Mexico
Two United Nations Plaza, 28th Floor,- New York, NY 10017
Tel. (212) 752-0220 - Fax (212) 688-8862, e-mail:

H.E. Mr. Ole Peter Kolby
Ambassador for Norway
825 Third Avenue, 39th Floor - New York, NY 10022
Tel.: +1 212 421 0280
Fax: +1 212 688 0554

Kishore Mahbubani
Ambassador for the Republic of Singapore
East 51st Street New York NY 10022
Tel: (212) 826-0840 Fax: (212) 826-473
Office : (212) 826-0840 ext 401

H.E. Mr. Mikhail Wehbe
Ambassador for the Syrian Arab Republic
820 East 2nd Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017   
Tel: 212-661-1313
Email :


Ambassador Paul Heinbecker
Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations
1 Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, 885 Second Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10017
Telephone: (212) 848-1100, Telefax : 848-1192
Correspondence: English/French

Right Honourable Jean Chrétien
Prime Minister of Canada
Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa K1A 0A2
Fax: 613-941-6900

The Honourable William Graham,
Minister of Foreign Affairs,
Lester B. Pearson Bldg.,
A-10, 125 Sussex Drive,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G2

Gäetan Lavertu,
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs,
Lester B. Pearson Building, Tower A
125 Sussex Drive,
Ottawa Ontario, K1A 0G2
Tel: 613 944 4911
Fax: 613 944 0856
Email: gä

Svend Robinson
NDP Foreign Affairs Critic,
Member of Parliament (Burnaby – Douglas)
4453 Hastings Street
Burnaby, BC V5C 2K1
Phone: (604) 299-4022
Fax: (604) 666-0727
E-mail :

Rahim Jaffer,
Alliance Member of Parliament,
Foreign Affairs critic for Europe and the Middle East,
C/o House of Commons,
Ottawa, Canada, K1A 0A6

Bill Casey,
MP,Conservative Party,
Foreign Affairs Critic,
712 Confederation Building,
House of Commons,
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Francine Lalonde,
MP,Bloc Québecqois,
Foreign Affairs Critic,
712 Confederation Building,
House of Commons,
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Right Honourable Joe Clark
Conservative Member of Parliament
Suite 806
141 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5J3
Phone:  (613) 238-6111
Fax:      (613) 238-7429

Irwin Cotler, O.C. MP,
Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the ICC,
900 Justice Building. House of Commons,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1L1
Tel: (613) 954-6444
Fax: (613) 941 0241

Stephen Owen, Q.C., M.P.,
Secretary State (Western Economic Diversification) ( Indian Affairs and Northern Development)
House of Commons,
5315 West Boulevard,
Vancouver, B.C. V6M 3W4.
Tel: (604) 664-9220
Fax: (604) 664-9221
Room 202, Wellington Building,
Ottawa Ontario, K1A 0A6
Tel: (613) 992-2430
Fax: (613) 995-0770