PLENARY: The sixth session of the INCD will convene at 3:00 pm in Conference Room 2. INCD Chair Bo Kjelln will open the session and address certain procedural matters, including the adoption of the agenda and work programme. He may also report on the results of the INCD Bureau meeting that is scheduled for 10:00 am. The Executive-Secretary of the Interim Secretariat for the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD), Hama Arba Diallo, will then introduce the documentation and provide a status report on signature and ratification of the Convention. The floor is then expected to be opened for introductory statements.