If, as expected, the Main Committee worked through the night last night, there should be little activity at RioCentro today. The Plenary will continue to meet. The first item on the agenda is the report of the Credentials Committee, which met on Tuesday and approved all of the credentials of representatives to the Conference. The Plenary will then continue with the General Debate. Notable speeches may include: the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Palestine, the Director-General of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and the Forum of Brazilian Non-Governmental Organizations for UNCED '92.
If the Main Committee does not succeed in resolving all the outstanding issues before it they will have to be taken to the Ministerial level for resolution. Although Tommy Koh pleaded with delegates to reach consensus on all outstanding Agenda 21 chapters, he did not foreclose the possibility of referring remaining problem areas to the Plenary. If this is the case, the Plenary will have to discuss these problems either today or on Sunday, since there will be no time during the summit segment of the conference on Friday and Saturday.