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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
30 July 1948
UNITED NATIONS
Department of Public Information
Press and Publications Bureau
Lake Success, New York

Press Release PAL/232
30 July 1948

DIRECTOR OF UN'S SOCIAL ACTIVITIES DIVISION
TO ASSIST MEDIATOR IN PALESTINE

(The following has been received at UN Headquarters from the
UN Information Center, Geneva)


Sir Raphael Cilento, Director of the Social Activities Division , UN Department of Social Affairs, left Geneva last night (29 July) for the Headquarters of Count Folke Bernadotte, UN Mediator for Palestine, on Rhodes.

His departure follows Count Bernadotte's request for assistance from the UN Department of Social Affairs on the organization of social and humanitarian services in Palestine, in accordance with the Resolution adopted on 14 May by the second special session of the General Assembly.

Following his survey, Sir Raphael Cilento will report to Henri Laugier, Assistant Secretary-General in charge of the UN Department of Social Affairs.

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