Last updated 5 June 1996 --
In the corridors, participants pondered the possible role of the UN Centre for Human Settlements in Conference implementation and followup, while Conference leaders are planning strategy to complete negotiations on difficult issues.
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ENB will not be covering most of the Plenary statements. These statements and press releases from the Conference are available on the Conference Secretariat's WWW site.
Here is the conference document that will be debated in Istanbul.
The Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for the UN Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) ended in New York during February. Although the spirit of negotiation was good, procedural bottlenecks and the volume of work to be finished produced less than favorable results.
The Earth Negotiations Bulletin has prepared a comprehensive summary of the Third Session of the PrepCom, which includes an analysis of the process to date.
In addition, we have posted RealAudio recordings of the final statements If you have any late-breaking news, updates or recent material on Habitat II, send us e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
We published daily issues of the Earth Negotiations Bulletinin French and English from here in New York. Our daily issues are 2000-word summaries of the official proceedings.
Here is a link to the UN's gopher for press releases on Human Settlements.