PLENARY: General debate will continue today in Conference Room 4 on Agenda Items 3 and 4, "Status of the preparations for the WSSD" and "Analysis of the core issues to be addressed by the Summit and policy measures to attain its objectives." Look for interventions during the morning from ECLAC, Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia, Colombia, Iran, Jamaica, FAO, Peru and the Netherlands. Possible afternoon speakers include the World Bank, the International Chamber of Commerce, Guyana, Kenya, Japan, ILO, UNICEF, Ethiopia, WHO, UNIDO, UNRISD and Education International.
WOMEN'S CAUCUS: The Women's Caucus will meet every morning from 9:00 to 10:00 am in Conference Room E. Amb. Somav�a will meet with the Caucus this morning at 9:30 am. The principle focus of the Caucus is to provide a feminist analysis of the document, contribute a women's perspective (both mainstream and cross-cutting) to the preparatory process and to ensure that women are central to the outcome of the Summit. The "gender-inclusive" meeting is open to NGOs, delegates, UN representatives and media.
NGO FACILITATING COMMITTEE: The NGO Facilitating Committee has organized a meeting of NGOs for today at 1:00 pm in Conference Room E to discuss participation in the Facilitating Committee.