ADOPTION OF THE REPORT
1. The present proceedings were adopted at the 8th meeting of the session, on 7 February 1997, on the basis of the draft proceedings circulated as document UNEP/GC.19/L.25 and Add. 1 and 2, and the report of the Committee of the Whole (UNEP/GC.19/L.70). The report of the Committee of the Whole had been adopted by the Committee at its 14th meeting, on 6 February, on the basis of the draft report circulated as document UNEP/GC.19/CW/L.1 and Corr.1 and Add.1.
2. Also at its 14th meeting, the Committee of the Whole adopted summaries by the Chairman of the views expressed in the Committee during its consideration of agenda items 4 (d) and 5 (UNEP/GC.19/CW/L.2 and 3). The Chairman's summaries are reproduced in annex III below.