Delegates in the Drafting Group on the Istanbul Declaration received a 14 paragraph redraft during the morning, and negotiated it throughout the afternoon and evening. Chair Kazildeli (Turkey) was asked to redraft the introduction and a paragraph regarding recent UN Conferences. Additional paragraphs discussed dealt with the deterioration of conditions and participation.
At the end of the Drafting Group of Working Group Is morning and afternoon sessions, all outstanding text in the Preamble except 2ter (sustainable development) had been resolved. The Group had reached paragraph 22ter in Chapter II (Goals and Principles) by 6:00 pm, up to which all text was resolved except the first parts of 13 (commitments and principles) and 18 (various forms of the family).