UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Family Reunion, 12 October 1977, No. 9 (XXVIII) - 1977, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae68c4324.html [accessed 9 December 2013]
Executive Committee 28th session. Contained in United Nations General Assembly Document No. 12A (A/32/12/Add.1). Conclusion endorsed by the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme upon the recommendation of the Sub-Committee of the Whole on International Protection of Refugees.
The Executive Committee,
(a) Reiterated the fundamental importance of the principle of family reunion;
(b) Reaffirmed the co-ordinating role of UNHCR with a view to promoting the reunion of separated refugee families through appropriate interventions with Governments and with intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations;
(c) Noted with satisfaction that some measure of progress has been achieved in regard to the reunion of separated refugee families through the efforts currently undertaken by UNHCR.