Appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, G.A. res. 51/200, 51 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 62, U.N. Doc. A/51/49 (Vol. I) (1996).
The General Assembly, Having considered the recommendation contained in Security Council resolution 1090 (1996) of 13 December 1996, Appoints Mr. Kofi Annan Secretary-General of the United Nations for a term of office beginning on 1 January 1997 and ending on 31 December 2001.