Under the terms of Security Council resolution 1284, the UN Secretary-General was asked to appoint an Executive Chairman for UNMOVIC, after consultation with and subject to the approval of the Security Council. On 26 January 2000, the UN Secretary-General wrote to the President of the Security Council, recommending that Dr. Hans Blix of Sweden be appointed Executive Chairman to UNMOVIC.
On 27 January 2000, the President of the Security Council wrote to the Secretary-General, informing him that the Security Council had approved the appointment of Dr. Blix and asked that he take up his mandated tasks as soon as possible. Dr. Blix took up his duties on 1 March 2000 and ended his service as Executive Chairman on 30 June 2003.
The Secretary-General appointed Mr. Demetrius Perricos as Acting Executive Chairman, effective 1 July 2003.
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