Adoption of the Action Plan for the Human Environment
339. At its 1st plenary meeting, held on 5 June 1972, the Conference decided to adopt as the basis for its consideration of recommendations for action at the international level, the framework for environmental action suggested by the Secretary-General of the Conference and described in Conference document A/CONF.48/5.
340. At its 20th plenary meeting, held on 16 June 1972, the President of the Conference proposed that the Conference, having accepted the framework for environmental action and having adopted recommendations for action at the international level, entrust the Secretary-General of the Conference with the task of fitting the recommendations which the Conference had adopted into the framework,' and that, on that understanding, the Action Plan for the Human Environment be approved for inclusion in the report of the Conference. The President's proposal was adopted by the Conference.