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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Deplores the increase in the number of cases in which the safety, functioning and well-being of officials have been placed in jeopardy; also deplores the substantially increased number of cases of arrest or detention of officials for which the organizations of the UN system have not been able fully to exercise their rights during the reporting period; calls upon all Member States scrupulously to respect the privileges and immunities of all officials of the UN and the specialized agencies; urges those Member States holding under arrest or detention officials of the UN and the specialized agencies and related organizations to enable the Secretary-General or the executive head of the organization concerned fully to exercise 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 staff of the UN and the specialized agencies and related organizations fully to comply with the provisions of Article 100 of the Charter and with the obligations resulting from the Staff Regulations and Rules of the UN, in particular regulation l.8, and from the equivalent provisions governing the staff of the other agencies.
Adopted at the 83rd plenary meeting, 19 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 265-266. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).