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THINGS TO LOOK FOR AFTER HABITAT II

ECOSOC: The Economic and Social Council will meet in New York from 24 June - 26 July 1996.

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The United Nations General Assembly will consider the report from Habitat II at its fifty-first session, which begins in New York in September 1996. The Second Committee has jurisdiction over human settlements and will likely consider the report of the Conference in late October or November.

CSD-5 AND THE 1997 SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) will devote its intersessional working group meeting, scheduled for 24 February - 7 March 1997, to preparations for the UNGA Special Session for an overall review and appraisal of the implementation of Agenda 21. The fifth session of the Commission is scheduled for 7-25 April 1997 in New York. The Special Session is expected to convene from 9-13 June 1997. For more information contact: Andrey Vasiliev, Division for Sustainable Development, tel: +1-212-963-5949; fax: +1-212-963-4260; e-mail: vasilyev@un.org.

THE UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS: The Commission on Human Settlements will hold it next session in April/May 1997. For more information contact the UNCHS, PO Box 30030, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: +254-2-621234/62 4265, Fax: +254-2-62 4265, e-mail: habitat@unep.no.

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