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SECOND UN CONFERENCE ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS: (HABITAT II) HIGHLIGHTS: TUESDAY, 4 JUNE 1996

Delegates to Habitat II continued hearing statements in Plenary on the state of human settlements. A ceremony honoring “Best Practices” was held at 5:00 pm. Committee I spent most of the morning session in informal consultations before convening at 12:15 pm to select the Vice-Chairs of the Working Groups. In the afternoon, Working Groups I and II began negotiations on the Habitat Agenda. Committee II held a hearing on local authorities.