Friday, 20 February, delegates met in the
Committee of the Whole (COW) in the morning to
consider draft decisions. In the afternoon,
delegates convened in closing plenary, where
they heard the President's Summary on the
outcome of the ministerial consultations,
adopted the report of the COW as well as 17
decisions including on mercury, IEG, programme
of work and budget and support to Africa.
Delegates thanked the Government of Kenya, the
GC President, and the UNEP Secretariat for
creating an environment conducive for a
successful meeting. GC President Dulic gaveled
the meeting to a close at 4:29 pm.
Above photo: Angela Cropper, UNEP
Deputy Executive Director and Achim Steiner,
UNEP Executive Director.