Work of the Committees
15. Committee I held 14 meetings from 21 April to 1 May 1975. At the
lst meeting, it elected Mr. John E. Peachey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland) as Rapporteur and decided to consider the subjects before it in the following order:
(a) Review of the environmental situation and of activities related to the environment programme (item 7 (a)) ;
(b) Proposed programme and Fund programme activities (item 7 (b) and (c)).
It also decided to consider relevant General Assembly resolutions (item 15) at the appropriate points in the above debate. The text of the Committee's report has been incorporated in chapter III below.
16. Committee II held nine meetings from 18 to 30 April 1975. At the lst meeting, it elected 'Air. Hikmat . Al Hadithi (Iraq) as Rapporteur, and decided to consider the subjects before it in the following order, which was dictated in part by the need to advise Sessional Committee I of the funds likely to be available for 1975, 1976 and 1977 prior to its consideration of the proposed Fund programme activities, and in part by the logical order for consideration of the documents available to it:
(a) Fund programme activities for 1975, 1976 and 1977 in the context of the medium-term plan-,
(b) Report on the implementation of the Fund programme in 1974,
(c) Matters arising from the general procedures governing the operation of the Fund of UNEP
(d) Budgets for programme and programme support costs, revised 1975 and proposed 1976 and 1977,
(e) Approval of the medium-term plan for 1976-1979, review and approval of the Fund programme for 1975, 1976 and 1977.
The text of the Committee Is report has been incorporated in chapters VI and VIIbelow.