UN Documents for Elections to the Security Council: General Assembly Documents

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8 September 2017 A/RES/71/323 This was a resolution on the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly which decided that on the day of the election in the General Assembly or in the Main Committees, the campaign materials distributed in the General Assembly Hall or in the Committee meeting room shall be limited to a single page of information regarding the candidates.
2 June 2017 A/71/PV.86 This was the 2016 elections of four non-permanent members; Poland, Côte d'Ivoire, Kuwait, Peru, Equatorial Guinea and the Netherlands won seats.
30 June 2016 A/70/971 This was was the letter from Russia expressing the position that the exceptional case of the agreement between Italy and the Netherlands to split the term would not set a precedent, arguing that this practice would have a negative impact on the Security Council’s efficiency.
30 June 2016 A/70/974 This was the letter from Egypt expressing its understanding that the agreement between Italy and the Netherlands to split the 2017-2018 term would not lay the ground for future practice and would have no legal or procedural implications on future elections to the Security Council.
30 June 2016 A/70/PV.108 This was the record of the 2016 elections for the remaining non-permanent member from WEOG.
29 June 2016 A/70/964 This was the letter from the chair of WEOG stating that Italy and the Netherlands had agreed to split the term, with Italy serving in 2017 and the Netherlands in 2018, requiring a by-election for the remainder of the term.
28 June 2016 A/70/PV.106 This was the record of the 2016 elections of four non-permanent members.
28 June 2016 A/70/PV.107 This was the record of the 2016 elections of the non-permanent members for the remaining candidates from WEOG when Italy and the Netherlands announced that they would split the term.
15 October 2015 A/70/PV.33 This was the record of the 2015 elections of non-permanent members; Senegal, Uruguay, Japan, Egypt and Ukraine won seats.
16 October 2014 A/69/PV.25 This was the record of the 2014 elections of non-permanent members; Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela, New Zealand and Spain won seats.
18 September 2014 A/RES/68/307 This resolution decided to hold the elections to the Security Council about six months before the members elected assume their responsibilities and that this would start in the 70th session of the General Assembly, in June 2016.
18 October 2012 A/67/PV.27 This is the meeting record of the General Assembly election of five non permanent members, Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, Republic of Korea and Rwanda.
24 October 2011 A/66/PV.39 This was a plenary record of the 2011 elections of non-permanent members.
24 October 2011 A/66/PV.40 This was the plenary record of the 2011 elections of non-permanent members.
21 October 2011 A/66/PV.38 This was a plenary record of the 2011 elections of non-permanent members.