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S‚rgio Florencio noted that the follow-up to the ICPD involves giving the Population Commission the means to carry out the responsibility of intergovernmental monitoring of the Cairo recommendations and commitments. UNFPA should retain the overall responsibility for the operational implementation of international cooperation in the population field. While the establishment of a separate Executive Board for UNFPA does not have widespread support, at the very least one full session of the UNDP/UNFPA Executive Board should be devoted to UNFPA affairs.