I. Organizational, administrative and other matters
Confirmation of the appointment of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
At its twentieth session, in 1965, the General Assembly established the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), combining in one programme the Expanded Programme of Technical Assistance and the Special Fund (resolution 2029 (XX)). The Administrator of UNDP is appointed by the Secretary-General after consultation with the Governing Council and his appointment is confirmed by the General Assembly, for a term of four years.
At its fifty-ninth session, the General Assembly confirmed the appointment by the Secretary-General of Mr. Kemal Derviş as Administrator of UNDP for a four-year term of office beginning on 15 August 2005 and ending on 14 August 2009 (decision 59/417).
References for the fifty-ninth session (agenda item 17 (k))
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