Office of the President of the Millennium Assembly
55th session of the United Nations General Assembly
 
 
 

Announcement by
H.E. MR. HARRI HOLKERI
President of the General Assembly

Appointements of two vice-chairpersons to the Open-ended Ad Hoc Working Group
on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace
and Sustainable Development in Africa
21 December 2000

 

I should now like to make an announcement concerning the Open-ended Ad Hoc Working Group on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa.

We have just adopted draft resolution L.37/Revision 1 and thereby extended the mandate of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Working Group until the fifty-sixth session of the General Assembly.

In this regard, I have conducted extensive consultations, and as already indicated to all regional groups on 4 December, it is now a great pleasure to announce my decision to appoint His Excellency Mr. Shamshad AHMAD, Permanent Representative of Pakistan and reappoint His Excellency Mr. Inocencio ARIAS, Permanent Representative of Spain, as the two vice-chairpersons of the Open-ended Working Group on the Causes of Conflict and the Promotion of Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa.