Hazardous environmental events (decision 16/17)
54. At the 8th meeting of the session, on 31 May, the Council had before it a draft decision on this subject submitted by the Bureau (UNEP/GC.16/L.39), prepared on the basis of an earlier draft submitted by the Committee of Permanent Representatives (UNEP/GC.16/L.11).
55. The draft decision was adopted by consensus.