United Nations Security Council Resolution 1358

United Nations Security Council resolution 1358, adopted by acclamation at a closed meeting on 27 June 2001, 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. Kofi Annan be appointed for a second term of office from 1 January 2002, to 31 December 2006.[1]

UN Security Council
Resolution 1358
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Kofi Annan
Date27 June 2001
Meeting no.4,337
CodeS/RES/1358 (Document)
SubjectRecommendation regarding the appointment of the Secretary-General
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

Annan's election was uncontested as he had declared his intention to run for Secretary-General in March 2001 and nations had approved of his decision immediately.[2] His appointment was subsequently endorsed by the General Assembly.[3]

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  1. ^ "Annan wins second UN term". BBC News. 27 June 2001.
  2. ^ "Security Council vote for Annan". Television New Zealand. 28 June 2001.
  3. ^ "General Assembly adopts Security Council recommendation to appoint Kofi Annan to further term as Secretary-General". United Nations. 29 June 2001.

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