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POLAND:

Under-Secretary of State Michal Wilczynski, referring to Canada's notion of model sharing, offered his country's experience as a model in decentralizing implementation of Agenda 21. He supported regional cooperation, noting the Baltic Sea rescue plan, and regretted that intersessional activities were not going to be organized regionally. Attention should be paid to innovative forms of financing, such as debt swaps, and reporting should achieve comparability and include regional initiatives.