United Nations Security Council Resolution 1715

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1715
Ban Ki-moon
Date 9 October 2006
Meeting no. 5,547
Code S/RES/1715 (Document)
Subject Recommendation regarding the appointment of the Secretary-General
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1715, adopted by acclamation at a closed meeting on October 9, 2006, having considered the question of the recommendation for the appointment of the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that Mr. Ban Ki-moon of South Korea be appointed for a term of office from January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2011.[1]

Four days later, the General Assembly also voted symbolically to approve the decision of the Security Council.[2]

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  1. ^ "Security Council proposes Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Ban as Secretary-General". United Nations News Centre. October 9, 2006. 
  2. ^ Souaré, Issaka K. (2006). "Farewell to Kofi Annan! : Africa and the world". African Renaissance. 3 (6): 57–61. ISSN 1744-2532. 

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