Motion without notice by the ANC Chief Whip on the Election of SA into UN Security Council

17 October 2006

I move without notice, that the House;

That on Monday 16th of October, South Africa was elected to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council;

Further noting;
That the votes we receive on our elections to the United Nations Organisation Security Council seat was 186 votes out of 192;

That the votes we received from the members of the United Nations General Assembly is a clear expression of confidence the world has on us as a country and belief in our ability to make a positive contribution in the world affairs;

That we will hold the seat for two years starting from January 2007,

Its appreciation to the people of the world for the role you are affording our country to play in the world stage.