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OPENING PLENARY, 6 JANUARY 1997

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA AND ORGANIZATION OF WORK: INCD Chair Bo Kjell�n (Sweden) opened the brief Monday morning Plenary. The programme of work was adopted and it was noted with satisfaction that the Convention had entered into force since the last INCD session.

Delegates adopted the Agenda (A/AC.241/62) and agreed to alter the organization of work so that Working Group I would be the only group to meet on Wednesday, 8 January, to allow for maximum attention to be given to the Global Mechanism on which Working Group I’s discussions would begin Wednesday. Working Group II will commence on Thursday.