Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
General Assembly Decisions, 21 December 1990
1 At its 72nd plenary meeting, on 21 December 1990, the General Assembly, on the proposal of the Secretary-General,2 elected Mrs. Sadako OGATA as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for a period of three years beginning on 1 January 1991.
1 Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-fifth Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/45/49).
2 A/45/890, para. 3