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A/RES/45/6


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

16 October 1990

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                                                        A/RES/45/6
                                                        31st plenary meeting
                                                        16 October 1990
 
      Observer status for the International Committee of the Red Cross,
      in consideration of the special role and mandates conferred upon
      it by the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949
 
      The General Assembly,
 
      Recalling the mandates conferred upon the International Committee of the
 Red Cross by the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949,
 
      Considering the special role carried on accordingly by the International
 Committee of the Red Cross in international humanitarian relations,
 
      Desirous of promoting co-operation between the United Nations and the
 International Committee of the Red Cross,
 
      1.   Decides to invite the International Committee of the Red Cross to
 participate in the sessions and the work of the General Assembly in the
 capacity of observer;
 
      2.   Requests the Secretary-General to take the necessary action to
 implement the present resolution.