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Marine pollution (decision 13/25)

The Committee approved a draft decision suggested by the Chairman, as amended by the

Representatives of Egypt and Sri Lanka, and following consultations with the representative of UNESCO.

One representative said that, bearing in mind its coordinating and catalytic role, UNEP should not

Be obligated to indefinite financial support of the various regional seas action plans beyond the initial stages. Another representative disagreed, saying that continued support from UNEP was crucial for the successful implementation of the regional seas action plans.