United Nations Security Council Resolution 720
|UN Security Council
|Date||21 November 1991|
|Subject||Recommendation regarding the appointment of the Secretary-General|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 720, adopted unanimously at a closed meeting on 21 November 1991, having considered the question of the recommendation for the appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali be appointed for a term of office from 1 January 1992, to 31 December 1996.
On 3 December 1991, the General Assembly endorsed the Security Council's decision, and appointed Boutros-Ghali under Resolution 46/21.
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