1. The report on the sixth session of the Governing Council of the United Nations environment (UNEP) is submitted to the general Assembly in accordance with Assembly resolution 2997 (XXVII) of 15 December 1972.
2. The sixth session of the governing council was held at UNEP headquarters, Nairobi, from 9 to 25 May 1978. The present report was adopted by the Council at the 15th meeting of the session on 24 May 1987.