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A/RES/50/228


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12 July 1996ORIGINAL:
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Fiftieth session
Agenda item 109


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

              [without reference to a Main Committee (A/50/L.74)]


               50/228.  Enlargement of the membership of the
                        Executive Commmittee of the Programme of
                        the United Nations High Commissioner for
                        Refugees


      The General Assembly,

      Taking note of Economic and Social Council decision 1996/212 of
9 February 1996 concerning the enlargement of the Executive Committee
of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,

      Taking note also of the request regarding the enlargement of the
Executive Committee contained in the letter dated 23 November 1995
from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ireland to the Secretary-
General,  1/

      1.    Decides to increase the number of members of the Executive
Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees from fifty to fifty-one States;

      2.    Requests the Economic and Social Council to elect the
additional member at its substantive session of 1996.

                                                         120th plenary meeting
                                                                   7 June 1996


                                     Note

1/          E/1996/5.

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