Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2011 (LXI). Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The Economic and Social Council,
Recalling General Assembly resolution 3454 (XXX) of 9 December 1975 and earlier resolutions of the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly relating to the activities of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
Reaffirming the eminently humanitarian character of the activities of the High Commissioner for the benefit of refugees and displaced persons,
Recognizing the importance of the essential humanitarian tasks undertaken by his Office in the context of man-made disasters, in addition to its original functions,
Noting the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees1 and the oral statement made by him to the Council at its sixty-first session2 on various aspects of his humanitarian activities,
1. Commends the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for his efforts on behalf of refugees and displaced persons, victims of man-made disasters, requiring urgent humanitarian assistance;
2. Requests the High Commissioner to continue his activities, in co-operation with Governments, United Nations bodies, appropriate intergovernmental organizations and voluntary agencies, for alleviating the suffering of all those of concern to his Office and for promoting permanent and speedy solutions to their problems through the provision of urgently required relief assistance, voluntary repatriation and assistance in their rehabilitation, integration or resettlement;
3. Calls upon the international community to continue and to strengthen further its support for the humanitarian activities of the High Commissioner;
4. Transmits the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to the General Assembly at its thirty-first session.
2028th plenary meeting
2 August 1976
1 E/5853 and Corr.1; for the final text, see Official Records of the General Assembly, Thirty-first Session, Supplement No. 12 (A/31/12).
2 See E/SR.2027.