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Recalling the mandate contained in United Nations General Assembly resolution 2997 (XXVII) of 15 December 1972, which established the United Nations Environment Programme, the Nairobi Declaration on the Role and Mandate of the United Nations Environment Programme, adopted by the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme in February 1997, and the Malmö Ministerial Declaration, adopted at the inaugural meeting of the Global Ministerial Environment Forum in May 2000,
Recalling also United Nations General Assembly resolutions 53/242 of 28 July 1999, 55/200 of 20 December 2000, 57/251 of 20 December 2002, 64/204 of 21 December 2009, 65/162 of 20 December 2010, 66/203 of 22 December 2011 and other resolutions relating to the Governing Council and Global Ministerial Environment Forum of the United Nations Environment Programme,
Recalling further the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held from 20 to 22 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, entitled “The future we want”, in which Heads of State and Government invited the General Assembly to adopt, at its sixty-seventh session, a resolution strengthening and upgrading the United Nations Environment Programme in the manner outlined in paragraph 88, subparagraphs (a) to (h), of the outcome document,
Committed to the implementation of resolution 67/213 on the report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme on its twelfth special session and on the
implementation of section IV.C, entitled “Environmental pillar in the context of sustainable development”, of the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development,
Recalling decision 27/2 of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme on the implementation of paragraph 88 of the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development,
Reaffirming its commitment to strengthening the role of the United Nations Environment
Programme as the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment,
1. Reiterates the importance of the Nairobi headquarters location of the United Nations Environment Programme, reaffirms its commitment to the effective consolidation of headquarters functions in Nairobi and the strengthening of its regional presence; 
2. Recalls its strong commitment to the full implementation of paragraph 88, subparagraphs (a) to (h), and requests the Executive Director to provide regular briefings to the Committee of Permanent Representatives on progress in its implementation;
3. Requests the Executive Director to report to the United Nations Environment Assembly at its fourth session on the implementation of the present resolution.