ELECTIONS & APPOINTMENTS
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SECURITY COUNCIL
Election of five non-permanent members for 2005-2006 were elected on 15 October by the General Assembly. They are: Argentina, Denmark, Greece, Japan and the United Republic of Tanzania. MORE >>


ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
On 28 October 2004, the General Assembly elected 16 new members to the Economic and Social Council, for terms beginning on 1 January 2005.

The newly elected members of the Council are: Australia, Brazil, Chad, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Guinea, Iceland, India, Lithuania, Mexico, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Thailand, South Africa and United Kingdom.

The Assembly deferred the election of two new members when a 2nd round of voting failed to produce a candidate receiving the necessary two-thirds majority. MORE >>

On 29 October 2004, the General Assembly held two rounds of voting to complete the 2005 roster of the Economic and Social Council, with the election of Albania and Costa Rica for three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2005. MORE >>