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CSD-5 HIGHLIGHTS: TUESDAY, 8 APRIL 1997

Delegates to the fifth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-5) elected Dr. Mostafa Tolba (Egypt) as Chair of the session and heard opening statements and reports on intersessional activities during the morning. The High-Level Segment began in the afternoon. Sixteen ministers and ambassadors and three NGOs made statements regarding the report of the Ad Hoc Intersessional Working Group.