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I. Organizational, administrative and other matters

Confirmation of the appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

At its nineteenth session, in 1964, the General Assembly established the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as an organ of the Assembly (resolution 1995 (XIX)). In accordance with section II, paragraph 27, of that resolution, the Secretary-General of UNCTAD is appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations and his appointment is confirmed by the General Assembly.

At its fifty-ninth session, the General Assembly confirmed the appointment by the Secretary-General of Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi as Secretary-General of UNCTAD for a four-year term of office beginning on 1 September 2005 and ending on 31 August 2009 (decision 59/419).

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References for the fifty-ninth session (agenda item 17 (j))

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Source: A/63/100