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Sixth special session of the Governing Council of the
United Nations Environment Programme

 
Malmö, Sweden; 29 - 31 May,  2000
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Tuesday, 30 May
On Tuesday, Ministers convened for consultations on "The Private Sector and the Environment" and "Civil Society Responsibility." Delegates in the COW continued discussions on the "Report of the UNEP Executive Director", the "Contribution of UNEP to Agenda 21," and the provisional agenda of the second Forum. The Working Group on the Malmö Declaration met in four, one-hour sessions to continue drafting the text of the Declaration. A working dinner on Rio +10 also took place, hosted by Klaus Töpfer.
R.K. Bhatia (right), Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of India to UNEP, spoke on trade and environment and India's water policies.

 Delegates discussing the Malmö declaration before the start of the working group.

Bakary Kante, UNEP, and Rejoice Mabuda Fhasi, Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa, with fellow delegates prior to the Ministerial consultations.

JoAnne DiSano, Director, UN Division for Sustainable Development highlighted UNEP'S key role for Rio + 10.


Excerpts from the discussion on UNEP's water policy and strategy.

The Representative of Portugal The Representative of Argentina
The Representative of Australia  The Representative of Canada

Osman Mengü Büyükdavras, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Turkey to the UNEP on "Common Water".
 

Jorge Illueca, UNEP, during the Committee of the Whole.

Edward Lowassa, Minister of State in charge of Environment, Tanzania spoke at the signing of  the agreement between UNEP's Regional Seas programme for the Eastern African Region and the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission.

Satu Hassi, Ministry of the Environment, Finland, speaking at signing of  the agreement between UNEP's Regional Seas programme for the Eastern African Region and the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission. 

 

Klaus Töpfer, UNEP Executive Director, at the signing of  the agreement between UNEP's Regional Seas programme for the Eastern African Region and the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission. 

Jonathan Krueger and Leila Mead, ENB, speak with Kjell Larsson, Swedish Environment Minister, about the development of the Malmö declaration.

                  

Representatives of the Swedish / German Anti-Nuclear Bicycle Tour, offer cycles to delegates leaving the conference center.


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