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THINGS TO LOOK FOR TODAY

PLENARY: The Plenary will hear country presentations and exchanges of national experiences in the elaboration of sustainable development plans and strategies and the establishment of national sustainable development councils. The morning session will open with a statement by UNDP Administrator James Gustave Speth, followed by presentations by Bolivia and India. In the afternoon, there will be presentations by Poland, Uganda and the UK.

DAY OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES: The Day of Local Authorities will begin at 5:00 pm with the release of local Agenda 21 Case Studies. This will be followed by a panel discussion on implementing Agenda 21 and local authorities. Panelists include local authorities from: Los Angeles, USA; Cajamarca, Peru; Hamilton-Wentworth, Canada; the UK; Tanzania; and Kanagawa, Japan.