Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
General Assembly Decisions, 8 December 1977
1 At its 98th plenary meeting, on 8 December 1977, the General Assembly, on the proposal of the Secretary-General,2 elected Mr. Poul Hartling United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for a five-year term beginning on 1 January 1978.
1 Official Records of the General Assembly, Thirty-second Session, Supplement No. 45 (A/32/45).