Final Statement: West Asia Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 8th Global Civil Society Forum

United Nations Environment Programme (2006)

General statement The West Asia civil society representatives wish to express their appreciation to the efforts of the previous UNEP executive director Mr. Klaus Topfer and wish to welcome the new executive director of UNEP Mr. Achim Stiener who is the best successor to the best predecessor. We also wish to give our thanks to ISESCO for hosting/cosponsoring the meeting and we also wish to thank the representatives of the North Africa representatives who attended as observers for their valuable contributions.