Agenda item 152
RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The General Assembly,
Recalling the special functions of the member societies of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies which are recognized by their respective Governments as auxiliaries to the public authorities in the humanitarian field on the basis of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949,1/
Considering the specific role of the International Federation in international humanitarian relations as further defined by the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent,
Desirous of promoting cooperation between the United Nations and the International Federation,
1. Decides to invite the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to participate in the sessions and the work of the General Assembly in the capacity of observer;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to take the necessary action to implement the present resolution.
38th plenary meeting
19 October 1994
1/ United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, Nos. 970-973.