United Nations Security Council Resolution 1426
|UN Security Council
|Date||24 July 2002|
|Subject||Admission of new Members to the UN: Swiss Confederation|
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 1426, adopted without a vote on 24 July 2002, after examining the application of the Swiss Confederation for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that Switzerland be admitted.
In a March 2002 referendum, the 54.6% of Swiss voters endorsed a government plan to apply for membership in the United Nations. The General Assembly later admitted Switzerland to the United Nations on 10 September 2002 under Resolution 57/1.
- Enlargement of the United Nations
- List of United Nations member states
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1401 to 1500 (2002–2003)
- "Security Council recommends admission of Switzerland as member of United Nations". United Nations. 24 July 2002.
- Olson, Elizabeth (4 March 2002). "Stepping Back From Isolation, Switzerland Votes to Join U.N.". The New York Times.
- United Nations (2004). Yearbook of the United Nations 2002. United Nations Publications. p. 1427. ISBN 978-92-1-100904-0.
- Text of Resolution at UNdemocracy.com
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