Dedication of United Nations Day, 1966, to the cause of refugees
XX. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED ON THE REPORTS OF THE THIRD COMMITTEE
2038. Dedication of United Nations Day, 1966, to the cause of refugees
The General Assembly,
Considering the decision taken by a group of voluntary agencies to promote a fund-raising campaign from 24 to 31 October 1966, to benefit refugees mainly in Africa and Asia,
Considering the support given to this initiative by the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the wish expressed by that Committee1 that in 1966 United Nations Day, 24 October, be dedicated to the cause of refugees,
1. Expresses its keen satisfaction for the action thus undertaken, as well as for the attachment shown by its promoters to the ideals and objectives of the United Nations in choosing 24 October as the launching date for the campaign;
2. Decides that, in 1966, United Nations Day will be dedicated to the cause of refugees.
1390th plenary meeting,
7 December 1965.
1 Official Records of the General Assembly, Twentieth Session, Supplement No. 11A (A/6011/Rev.1/Add.1), part Two, para. 25 (5) (d) and (e).