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G - Environmental laws

By section IV, paragraph 1 of its decision 13/18 of 24 May 1985, the Governing Council authorized the Executive Director to transmit his report on shared natural resources and legal aspects of offshore mining and drilling (unep/gc.13/9/Add.1), prepared in pursuance of General Assembly resolution 37/217 of 20 December 1982, on behalf of the Council, together with any comments made by delegations thereon, to the Assembly at its fortieth session. In paragraph 2 of the decision, the Council recommended to the Assembly that it should take note of the report and reiterate the terms of Assembly resolution 34/196 of 18 December 1979 as a whole. In submit a further progress report on the implementation of Assembly resolution 34/186 in 1987.

By section VI of the same decision, the Council authorized the Executive Director to transmit his report on international conventions and protocols in the field of the environment (UNEP/GC.13/10), on behalf of the Council, together with any comments made by delegations thereon, to the Assembly at its fortieth session in accordance with Assembly resolutions 3436 (XXX) of 9 December 1975.