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GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGHLIGHTS

The UN General Assembly adopted the following resolutions at its 49th Session: Unauthorized Fishing in Zones of National Jurisdiction and its Impact on the Living Marine Resources of the World's Oceans and Seas, as contained in document A/49/116; Fisheries Bycatch and Discards and their Impact on the Sustainable Use of the World's Living Marine Resources, as contained in document A/49/118; The UN Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, as contained in document A/49/121; Large Scale Pelagic Drift-Net Fishing and its Impact on the Living Marine Resources of the World's Oceans and Seas, as contained in document A/49/436. Delegates also had before them a report of the third and fourth sessions of this Conference.