Contribution of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme to the special session of the General Assembly in 1997 (decision 19/2)
3. At the 8th meeting of the session, also on 7 February, the Governing Council had before it a draft decision on this subject (UNEP/GC.19/L.62), which had been approved by the Committee of the Whole on the basis of an informal draft submitted by the Chairman of the Committee, as amended by the representatives of Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The draft replaced draft decision IX on the same subject contained in the compilation of suggestions regarding draft decisions that had been considered by the Drafting Group of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (UNEP/GC.19/L.23).
4. The draft decision was adopted by consensus.