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Hans Corell

, Counsel for the UN Office of Legal Affairs, presented two reports, one that deals with the issue of drift-net pelagic fishing and the other with the UN Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks. On the issue of drift-net fishing, he said that the report of the Secretary General, as contained in document A/49/469, is intended as a follow-up on activities inconsistent with General Assembly Resolution 46/215. This document is intended as an implementation report and will be followed by subsequent annual reviews. In spite of the resolution, the document shows that drift-net fishing is still being carried out.