United Nations Security Council Resolution 494

United Nations Security Council Resolution 494, adopted on 11 December 1981, 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 the Mr. Javier Pérez de Cuéllar be appointed for a five-year term from 1 January 1982, to 31 December 1986.

UN Security Council
Resolution 494
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1982).jpg
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
Date11 December 1981
Meeting no.2,312
CodeS/RES/494 (Document)
SubjectRecommendation regarding the appointment of the Secretary-General
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution was adopted unanimously by the council.

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