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Ambassador Carlos Pérez del Castillo (Uruguay)
32. The Chairperson recalled that the Council, at its previous meeting, had had a special focus on technical cooperation and that in that context developed country Members had provided their annual updates of information on their technical cooperation activities. Some of that information had been provided just prior to that meeting and most of it had only been available in its original language. Therefore, it had been agreed, as in previous years, to invite Members to make further comments on these annual reports at the present meeting. He also informed the Council that, since the previous meeting, Germany had notified modifications to its contact point for technical cooperation purposes, circulated in the IP/N/7/- series of documents.