TitleRespect for the privileges and immunities of officials of the United Nations and the specialized agencies and related organizations : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Calls upon all Member States scrupulously to respect the privileges and immunities of all officials of the UN, the specialized agencies and related organizations and to refrain from any acts that would impede such officials in the performance of their functions, thereby seriously affecting the proper functioning of the Organization; also calls upon all Member States currently holding under arrest or detention officials of the UN, the specialized agencies and related organizations, to enable the Secretary-General or the executive head of the organization concerned to exercise fully the right of functional protection inherent in the relevant multilateral conventions and bilateral agreements, particularly with respect to immediate access to detained staff members; calls upon the Secretary-General to continue personally to act as the focal point in promoting and ensuring the observance of the privileges and immunities of officials by using all such means as are available to him; urges the Secretary-General to give priority to the reporting and prompt follow-up of cases of arrest, detention and other possible matters relating to the security and proper functioning of officials.
Adopted at the 99th plenary meeting, 21 Dec. 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 42nd session, Volume 1, 15 September-21 December 1987. - A/42/49. - 1988. - p. 271-272. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).