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16 June 2014 A/68/PV.98 This is the meeting record during which the General Assembly approved the proposal of the Secretary-General to appoint Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein (Jordan) as the High Commissioner for Human Rights
6 June 2014 A/68/904 This was a note of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly in which he proposes to appoint Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein (Jordan) as the High Commissioner for Human Rights, for a term of office of four years, beginning on 1 September 2014 and expiring on 31 August 2018.
24 May 2012 A/66/PV.110 This is the meeting record during which the General Assembly extended for two years the appointment of Navi Pillay as High Commissioner for Human Rights.
14 May 2012 A/66/802 This was a note of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly in which he proposed to extend the appointment of Navi Pillay as High Commissioner for Human Rights for a period of two years.
28 July 2008 A/62/PV.116 During this meeting, the General Assembly approved the proposal of the Secretary-General to appoint Navanethem Pillay of South Africa as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for a term of office of four years beginning on 1 September 2008 and expiring on 31 August 2012.
25 February 2004 A/58/PV.81 During this meeting the General Assembly appointed Louise Arbour (Canada) as High Commissioner for Human Rights for a term of office of four years.
20 February 2004 A/58/718 This was a note of the Secretary-General nominating Louise Arbour (Canada) as High Commissioner for Human Rights.
23 July 2002 A/56/PV.109 During this meeting the General Assembly approved the appointment of Sergio Vieira de Mello (Brazil) as High Commissioner for Human Rights.
22 July 2002 A/56/109 This was a note from the Secretary-General proposing to appoint Sergio Vieira de Mello (Brazil) as High Commissioner for Human Rights.
17 June 1997 A/51/PV.102 During this meeting the General Assembly approved the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as High Commissioner for Human Rights for a four-year term of office.
13 June 1997 A/51/924 This is a note of the Secretary-General proposing the appointment of Mary Robinson (Ireland) as High Commissioner for Human Rights, for a term of office of four years.
18 February 1994 A/RES/48/132 This resolution recognised that the rule of law is essential to protecting human rights.
14 February 1994 A/48/PV.89 During this meeting the General Assembly approved the appointment of José Ayala-Lasso (Ecuador) as the first High Commissioner for Human Rights.
31 January 1994 A/48/859 This is a note of the Secretary-General proposing the appointment of Ambassador Ayala Lasso as High Commissioner for Human Rights, for a term of office of four years, effective 28 February 1994.
20 December 1993 A/RES/48/141 This resolution of the General Assembly created the post of High Commissioner for Human Rights