57 (1948). Resolution of 18 September 1948
The Security Council,
Deeply shocked by the tragic death of the United Nations Mediator in Palestine, Count Folke Bernadotte, as the
result of a cowardly act which appears to have been committed by a criminal group of terrorists in Jerusalem
while the United Nations representative was fulfilling his peace-seeking mission in the Holy Land,
1. To request the Secretary-General to keep the flag of the United Nations at half-mast for a period of three
2. To authorize the Secretary-General to meet from the Working Capital Fund all expenses connected with the
death and burial of the United Nations Mediator;
3. To be represented at the interment by the President or the person whom he may appoint for the occasion.
Adopted unanimously at the 358th meeting.