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ELECTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
Principal Organs

SECURITY COUNCIL
Election of five members

On Thursday, 14 October 1999, the General Assembly elected Bangladesh, Jamaica, Mali, Tunisia and Ukraine members of the Security Council for a two-year term of office beginning on 1 January 2000.
 


ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
Election of eighteen members

On Friday, 29 October 1999, the General Assembly elected Angola, Austria, Bahrain, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Sudan and Suriname members of the Economic and Social Council for a three-year term of office beginning on 1 January 2000.
 
INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
Election of five members

On Wednesday, 3 November 1999, the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations proceeded to the election of five Members of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a term of office of nine years, beginning on 6 February 2000.
Judges Gilbert Guillaume (France), Raymond Ranjeva (Madagascar), Rosalyn Higgins (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) and Gonzalo Parra-Aranguren (Venezuela) were re-elected as Members of the Court.
Mr. Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (Jordan) was elected a Member of the Court with effect from 6 February 2000.

Memorandum by the Secretary-General
Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the list of candidates
Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the CVs of candidates