Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Decision 44/312

General Assembly Decisions, 20 November 1989

1 At its 62nd plenary meeting, on 20 November 1989, the General Assembly, on the proposal of the Secretary-General,2 elected Mr. Thorvald STOLTENBERG as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for a four-year term of office beginning on 1 January 1990.


1 Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-fourth Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/44/49).

2 A/44/748, para. 3