UN Documents for Appointment of the Secretary-General

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
8 June 2021 S/RES/2580 This resolution recommended Secretary-General António Guterres for a second term.
14 December 2016 S/RES/2324 This was a resolution paying tribute to outgoing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
6 October 2016 S/RES/2311 This resolution recommended António Guterres as the ninth Secretary-General of the UN to the General Assembly.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
13 September 2016 S/2016/784 This was a letter from the president of the 70th session of the General Assembly to the president of the Council and the president of the 71st session of the General Assembly on the changes in the selection process and future improvements.
15 December 2015 S/2015/988 This was a joint letter with the General Assembly formally inviting nominees for the position of Secretary-General, describing the overall process and establishing a clearly defined nomination process.
20 April 2006 S/2006/252 This was a letter from the Chairman of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement on the election of eighth Secretary-General.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
14 December 2016 S/PV.7836 This was a tribute meeting to the outgoing Secretary-General.
17 June 2011 S/PV.6556 This was the adoption of resolution 1987, recommending the appointment of Ban Ki-moon to a second term as Secretary-General.
30 November 1962 S/PV.1026 The Council recommended the appointment of U Thant.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
11 September 2015 A/RES/69/321 This was a General Assembly resolution on the revitalisation of the General Assembly.
8 April 2010 A/65/71 The Secretary-General transmitted the report "Selection and conditions of service of Executive Heads in the United Nations system organizations."
13 October 2006 A/RES/61/3 This resolution was on the appointment of Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General.