Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The Economic and Social Council,
Recalling with gratitude the work accomplished by Dr. G. J. van Heuven Goedhart as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
Mindful of his devoted and untiring efforts to lead the nations to a final solution of the refugee problem,
Noting with satisfaction the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,1
1. Expresses its deep regret at his untimely passing;
2. Reaffirms its abiding interest in finding as quickly as possible permanent solutions to the refugee problem;
3. Urges all Governments to do everything in their power to support the work on behalf of refugees in the spirit in which it was carried forward by the late High Commissioner and, as a solemn tribute to his memory, to bring it to a successful conclusion.
933rd plenary meeting,
13 July 1956
1 Official Records of the General Assembly, Eleventh Session, Supplement No. 11 (A/3123), transmitted to the Council under document E/2887, Corr.1 and Add. 1.