168 (1961). Resolution of 3 November 1961 [S/4972]
The Security Council,
Having considered the problem of filling the office
of Secretary-General for the term fixed by the General Assembly, expiring 10 April 1963,
Recommends that the General Assembly appoint His Excellency U Thant as acting Secretary-General of the United
Nations for the unexpired portion of the term previously fixed by the General Assembly.
Adopted unanimously at the 972nd meeting (private meeting).