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14 December 2004

Governing Council
of the United Nations
Environment Programme
14 December 2004

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Annex I

I. Report of the work of the Committee of Permanent Representatives

A. Minutes of the eighty-second meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Environment Programme, held on 17 March 2003 ... 9. Introducing the item, the Executive Director expressed his appreciation of the contribution made by the Committee and its Bureau to the success of the twenty-second session of Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum. Over 90 ministerial-level participants and nearly 1,000 other delegates had attended the session, the largest numbers ever. A total of 24 decisions had been approved by consensus, among which had been the programme of work and its budget for the 2004-2005 biennium. Some 14 special events had been organized during or in parallel with the session/forum, and 16 guest speakers/special invitees had participated, including Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, and Mr. Michael Kijana Wamalwa, Vice-President of the Republic of Kenya. He underlined the useful discussions which had been held during the Ministerial segment on the Commission on Sustainable Development, and in particular on the regional dimensions of development, including the New Programme for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).


86. The Executive Director had briefed the Bureau of the Council of Arab Ministers (CAMRE) on three areas, namely, cooperation with CAMRE through the implementation of the regional programme, the desk study of the environment in Iraq and the desk study on the state of the environment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.


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