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Problems of assistance of refugees
430 (V)

14 December 1950


430. Problems of assistance of refugees

The General Assembly,

Having taken cognizance of the communication1 addressed to it by the General Council of the International Refugee Organization on 13 October 1950 in amplification of its memorandum of 20 October 1949 addressed to the fourth session of the General Assembly,

Having noted that the General Council of the International Refugee Organization has decided to continue operations until 30 September 1951,

1. Decides to address an urgent appeal to all States, whether or not Members of the United Nations, calling upon them to assist the International Refugee Organization in its efforts to resettle refugees remaining under its care and particularly those in need of permanent custodial care;

2. Decides, in the absence of definite data, to postpone until its sixth session the examination of the problem of assistance raised by the above-mentioned communications, in the light of a further communication on the subject which the International Refugee Organization is invited to submit and of the observations which the High Commissioner will make in his report to the sixth session of the General Assembly.

325th plenary meeting,
14 December 1950.

1 See Official Records of the General Assembly, Fifth Session, Third Committee, Annexes, Agenda item 32, document A/C.3/540.