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THINGS TO LOOK FOR TODAY

PLENARY: The Plenary is expected to meet at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to hear approximately 40 country reports on Urgent Action for Africa and Interim Actions in the Asian, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Northern Mediterranean regions.

WORKING GROUP I: The informal working group will convene at 6:00 pm for a report on the informal consultations on the GM and administrative arrangements for the Permanent Secretariat.

WORKING GROUP II: The Working Group is expected to meet in the afternoon to continue its consideration of draft decisions.

NGO PRESENTATION: Dr. Walter Menicocci of the Panamerican-Panafrican Association will make a presentation on combatting desertification by improving soil fertility and recovering organic waste through earthworm technology at 2:30 pm in Conference Room 9.