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UNGASS HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, 23 JUNE 1997

On the first day of the week-long session, participants at the UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) to review the implementation of Agenda 21 heard speeches from 22 Heads of State and Government and 14 other governmental leaders. An Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole was created. It heard statements from 11 representatives of international organizations during the afternoon. Delegates also continued negotiating the draft outcome of UNGASS.