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IN THE CORRIDORS

As the multimedia displays for the three countries bidding to host the Permanent Secretariat were put in place in the UN basement corridors, delegates noted that lobbying for the Secretariat location is heating up. Tuesday evening, Spain hosted a dinner for Heads of Delegations to further explain their offer of the city of Murcia. Germany (Bonn) will host a lunch Thursday, while Canada’s (Montr´┐Żal) lunch is planned for Monday of the second week. Although there are no expectations that additional resources will be placed on the table, delegates expect questions such as the long-term commitment and possible extension of the offers to be raised.