TitleOffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Strongly reaffirms the fundamental nature of the function of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to provide international protection and the need for Governments to co-operate fully with his Office in order to facilitate the effective exercise of this function, in particular by acceding to and implementing the relevant international and regional refugee instruments and by scrupulously observing the principles of asylum and non-refoulement; condemns all violations of the rights and safety of refugees and asylum-seekers, in particular those perpetrated by military or armed attacks against refugee camps and settlements and other forms of violence; recognizes the importance of fair and expeditious procedures for determining refugee status and/or granting asylum.
Adopted at the 75th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 193-195. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).