|6 September 2001
The President today held the last one of his monthly meetings
with the Chairpersons of the five Regional Groups. Arrangements
for the Special Session on Children as well as the two remaining
plenary meetings of ongoing 55th session were among issues
discussed during the meeting. A summary of the meeting is
available on the Statements and Messages page.
The President today presided over meeting of the General Committee.
The committee decided to include an additional item of "Observer
Status for Partners in Population and Development in the General
Assembly" in the agenda on of the next session. Working
methods of the committee were also discussed during the meeting
and President noted that he would forward all the suggestions
made by the members of the committee for the consideration
of the incoming General Committee in order to facilitate their
Mr. Holkeri today met with Mr. Chen Jian, Under-Secretary-General
of the Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference
Later in the day the President attended to a reception, hosted
by H.E. Mr. Li Hyong Chol, Permanent Representative of Democratic
People's Republic of Korea, on the occasion of the National
Day of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.