Start-up phase: the assessment of assessments (2005-2009)
3. Pursuant to resolution 60/30 of 29 November 2005, the General Assembly
launched the start-up phase to the Regular Process, called the “assessment of assessments”. The Assembly also established organizational arrangements, which included an Ad Hoc Steering Group to oversee the execution of the “assessment of assessments”; two United Nations agencies to co-lead the process, UNEP and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO); and a Group of Experts to undertake the actual work of assessing the various assessments.
4. Letters from the heads of IOC/UNESCO and UNEP transmitting a report on the results of the assessment of assessments to the Secretary-General were issued as document A/64/88.