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REPORT TO THE CSD

The Committee briefly took up the report to the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) at the conclusion of the morning"s Plenary. Kjell‚n noted that according to its multi-year thematic programme of work, the CSD"s third session, which will be held in April 1995, will review the implementation of all the Agenda 21 chapters that address land management. UNEP is the task manager for Chapter 12 (desertification) and has prepared a provisional version of its report to the CSD. Franklin Cardy (UNEP), introduced the provisional report and noted that it was prepared jointly by all relevant UN organizations, NGOs and some government representatives. He asked delegates to review the report and inform UNEP if there are any factual mistakes.