Committee of Permanent Representatives

The Committee of Permanent Representatives prepares the meetings of the UN Environment Assembly and regularly reviews the implementation of its decisions.

The Committee of Permanent Representatives is composed of all accredited Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Environment Programme and was formally established as a subsidiary organ of the Governing Council (now the United Nations Environment Assembly) in May 1985 by Governing Council Decision 13/2.

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Governance Affairs Office

The Secretariat of Governing Bodies is responsible for supporting the governing bodies of UN Environment more

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