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    SG/A/859
    DEV/2448
    10 December 2003

    ANWARUL K. CHOWDHURY DESIGNATED SECRETARY-GENERAL
    OF 2004 MEETING TO REVIEW ACTION PROGRAMME
     FOR SMALL ISLAND STATES

    NEW YORK, 9 December (UN Headquarters) -- Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan has designated Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, as Secretary-General of the International Meeting for the ten-year review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of the Small Island Developing States.  The ten-year review of the Programme of Action will be conducted in Mauritius from 30 August to 4 September 2004.  The last review was held in Barbados in 1994.

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