Opening Statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at the Sixty First Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme

Statements by High Commissioner, 4 September 2010

Geneva, 4 October 2010


In his Opening Statement to the 61st Session of the Executive Committee and the first since being reelected by the General Assembly to a second five-year term in May 2010, the High Commissioner will set out the major challenges confronting UNHCR today and the steps being taken to meet them.