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Climate change (decision 16/41)

113. At the 8th meeting of the session, on 31 May, the Council had before it a draft decision on this subject (UNEP/GC.16/L.18 and Corr.1, draft decision 17) approved by the Programme Committee on the basis of an informal text circulated by Barbados, Canada, France, New Zealand and Sweden, as amended by Brazil, India, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United Kingdom.

114. It also had before it an amendment proposed by the Bureau to the draft decision (UNEP/GC.16/L.50, amendment 4).

115. The draft decision, as amended by the Bureau, was adopted by consensus.