United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) - Sudan was on Monday elected chair of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Governing Council.
The official Sudan News Agency SUNA said, the election took place in Nairobi at UNEP's 27th session for 2013-2015. Sudan was represented by the Minister for Environment, Forests and Physical Development, Hassan Abdul-Gadir Hilal.
Sudan's Ambassador to Kenya and its permanent envoy for the UNEP, Kamal Ismail Saeed, said the meeting was attended by over 100 ministers of environment and heads of delegations from all countries in the world.
He said Japan, Norway and Brazil were elected as members of the Governing Council while Poland was elected as the rapporteur.