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AG/RES. 1764 (XXX-O/00)
6 June 2000
Original: English 

RESOLUTION

TRIBUTE TO THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL,  HIS EXCELLENCY AMBASSADOR CHRISTOPHER R. THOMAS

(Resolution adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 6, 2000)

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

CONSIDERING:

That Ambassador Christopher R. Thomas, Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, will leave office on July 11, 2000, upon completion of the term for which he was re-elected by the General Assembly;

That Ambassador Thomas fulfilled the functions of his office with great dedication and efficiency, and always executed his responsibilities in an exemplary manner;

That in his activities as Assistant Secretary General, Ambassador Thomas sought always to achieve better understanding and closer relations between English-speaking Caribbean states and other member states of the Organization; and

That the Assistant Secretary General was constantly guided by the principles and norms of the Charter, and was an adamant defender of human rights, multilateralism, and representative democracy,

RESOLVES:

    1. To place on record its deep appreciation of Ambassador Christopher R. Thomas for the commendable and important services which he rendered with distinction and integrity to the inter-American system during his term in office as Assistant Secretary General to the Organization of American States.
    2. To recognize Ambassador Thomas’ very significant contribution to fostering better relations between the peoples of the Hemisphere, his faith in and commitment to the purposes and objectives of the inter-American system and his respect for the Charter of the Organization; and to commend his efforts to promote human rights in member states.
    3. To wish our good friend and distinguished colleague continued success in his future endeavours.
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