Election of the President of the session
15. At the opening meeting of the session of a special character, the Governing Council elected as President, by acclamation, the Hon.Peter Oloo-Aringo (Kenya).
16. At the invitation of the President, the Council was then addressed by H.E. Mr. Ingemund Bengtsson, speaker of the House of the Swedish Parliament and President of the stockholm Conference, and by mr. Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of the Stockholm Conference and first Executive Director of UNEP.