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15/13 - State-of-the-environment reports (decisions 15/13 A to c)

59. At the 11th meeting of the session, on 23 May, the Council had before it three draft decisions on this subject submitted by the Committee of Permanent Representatives (UNEP/GC.15/L.6, draft decision A to C).

60. After hearing a summary by the Executive Director of the discussion under agenda item 6 (State-of-the-environment reports), the Council decided that 1990 state-of-the-environment report, referred to in paragraph 5 of draft decision A, should include additional sections on female children, on drugs and smoking, and on institutional structures for enhancing children’s environment, and that in his next report on emerging environmental issues, referred to in paragraph 3 of draft decision B.

50. The Executive Director said that his understanding of sub-paragraph (d) was that he would provide an oral report to the General Assembly at its forty-fourth session as part of his introductory statement on the report of the Governing Council.