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A/RES/41/70


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3 December 1986

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                                                       A/RES/41/70
                                                       3 December 1986
                                                       95th plenary meeting
 
 
              International co-operation to avert new flows of refugees
 
     The General Assembly,
 
     Recalling its resolutions 35/124 of 11 December 1980, 36/148 of
16 December 1981, 37/121 of 16 December 1982, 38/84 of 15 December 1983,
39/100 of 14 December 1984 and 40/166 of 16 December 1985 on international
co-operation to avert new flows of refugees,
 
     Having considered the report of the Group of Governmental Experts on
International Co-operation to Avert New Flows of Refugees,
 
     1.   Commends the Group of Governmental Experts on International
Co-operation to Avert New Flows of Refugees for the work it has accomplished
by consensus, as reflected in its report;
 
     2.   Endorses the conclusions and recommendations contained in the
report;
 
     3.   Calls upon Member States to respect, for the purpose of improving
international co-operation to avert new massive flows of refugees, the
recommendations and, in particular, to comply with those contained in
paragraphs 66, 67 and 69 of the report;
 
     4.   Urges the main organs of the United Nations to make fuller use of
their respective competences under the Charter of the United Nations for the
prevention of new massive flows of refugees, as envisaged in paragraph 68 of
the report;
 
     5.   Requests the Secretary-General to take the necessary steps to
discharge the functions and responsibilities described in paragraphs 70 and 71
of the report;
 
     6.   Further requests the Secretary-General to bring the report to the
attention of Member States and, in view of paragraph 72 of the report, of all
the relevant organizations, organs and programmes of the United Nations
system.