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THINGS TO LOOK FOR TODAY

PLENARY: The Commission will resume its general discussion on progress in the implementation of Agenda 21 today. There is no official speakers' list. The discussion is expected to last all day.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS: There will be several panel discussions today in Conference Room 1. WHO will host a panel on health from 10:30 am - 12:00 noon. The US will present a panel on energy efficient technologies from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Habitat will present a panel on human settlements from 3:30 - 5:00 pm. There will also be a panel discussion on accountability for a sustainable global economy in Conference Room 9 from 3:30 - 6:00 pm.

CHINESE BRIEFING: There will be a briefing on China's Agenda 21 from 1:15 - 2:15 pm in Conference Room 5.

NGO BRIEFING: The Earth Council, World Resources Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council will release a new directory and report on progress on sustainable development since the Earth Summit today at 2:00 pm at the UN Church Center (12th floor). All delegates are welcome to attend.