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Switzerland

said that the quality of the CSD must be maintained and strengthened. There is a need for a better political platform for the high-level segment. General statements should be banned, the role of the Chair is fundamental, and a final statement should be maintained, even if there is divergence of opinions. He stressed the need to coordinate different sectoral issues, the need for composite sustainable development indicators, and suggested that peer reviews in regional ad hoc groupings may assist the work of the CSD.