United Nations Security Council Resolution 168

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UN Security Council
Resolution 168
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Date November 3 1961
Meeting no. 972
Code S/4972 (Document)
Subject Recommendation regarding the appointment of an acting Secretary-General
Voting summary
11 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 168, adopted on November 3, 1961, after the death of Dag Hammarskjöld his term of Secretary-General still needed to be filled, the Council recommended that Burmese diplomat U Thant be appointed as acting Secretary-General.

The resolution was adopted unanimously by all members of the Council.

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