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THINGS TO LOOK FOR AFTER BEIJING

50th SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action will be presented to the General Assembly during its 50th session this fall for endorsement.

40th SESSION OF THE CSW: The CSW, at its session during the first half of 1996, will evaluate its role in implementing the Platform for Action.

NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION: As noted in paragraph 297 of the Platform, States should, as soon as possible and preferably by the end of 1995, begin to develop strategies to implement the Platform. States should have developed their strategies or plans of action preferably by the end of 1996.

HABITAT II: The Second UN Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 3-14 June 1996.