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HABITAT II HIGHLIGHTS: WEDNESDAY, 5 JUNE 1996

Delegates to Habitat II heard presentations on the state of human settlements and improvement strategies, a core theme of the Conference, during Plenary. Working Groups I and II continued negotiations on the draft Habitat Agenda, and drafting groups on the Istanbul Declaration and the “right to housing” met for the first time. Committee II heard presentations from representatives of the World Business Forum and the Foundations Forum.