2/22. Review of the Cycle of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme

United Nations Environment Programme (03/08/2016)

The United Nations Environment Assembly Decides to hold its regular sessions in odd numbered years commencing with its third session in 2017;Also decides that the above-mentioned cycle shall also apply to the open-ended meetings of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to be held in accordance with Governing Council decision 27/2; Further decides that, on an exceptional basis: (a) Its third session shall consist of a 3-day meeting without prejudice to the duration and functions of its high-level segment as set out in Governing Council decision 27/2; (b) The third session of the open-ended meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives shall consist of a 3-day meeting and will be convened back-to-back with thethird session of the Assembly in order to minimize financial costs; (c) The fourth meeting of the Subcommittee of the Committee of PermanentRepresentatives shall take place in 2017 and that the Committee of Permanent Representatives shall review the agenda and organizational modalities of the Subcommittee.

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