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A/RES/51/72


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

10 February 1997

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Fifty-first session
Agenda item 105


                  RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

               [on the report of the Third Committee (A/51/614)]


            51/72.      Enlargement of the Executive Committee
                        of the Programme of the United Nations
                        High Commissioner for Refugees


      The General Assembly,

      Taking note of Economic and Social Council decision 1996/221 of
2 May 1996 concerning the enlargement of the Executive Committee of
the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,

      Taking note also of the requests regarding the enlargement of the
Executive Committee contained in the note verbale dated 11 April 1996
from the Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations
addressed to the Secretary-General 1/ and the note verbale dated 12
April 1996 from the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the
United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General, 2/

      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-one to fifty-three States;

      2.    Requests the Economic and Social Council to elect the
additional members at its organizational session of 1997.

                                                          82nd plenary meeting
                                                              12 December 1996

                                     Notes

1/    E/1996/20.

2/    E/1996/21.

 

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