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2004 Calendar of Forest-related Events
January
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
26-30 Nassau, Bahamas SIDS Inter-Regional Preparatory Meeting, Ministerial Level SIDS Secretariat http://www.sust dev.org
February
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
4-5 UNCC
Addis, Ababa
Regional Consultations of UN Agencies Working on Africa Economic Commission for Africa http://www.uneca. org
9-13 Kenya, Nairobi
(To be determined)
Country Led Initiative in support of UNFF: Learning for the Future, with particular reference to Sub-Saharan Africa Conference Steering Committee http://www.un.org/ esa/forests
9-20 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Seventh Conference of the Parties (COP-7) CBD http://www.biodiv. org
16-18 Accra, Ghana Regional Workshop on Implementation of IPF/IFF proposals for action FAO African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC)  
18-21 Accra, Ghana FAO Regional Forestry Commission Meeting FAO African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC)  
24-27 Brazzaville Republic of Congo Country Led Initiative in support of UNFF: Global Workshop on the Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies in support of SFM Conference Steering Committee http://www.un.org/ esa/forests
March
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
29-31 Seoul, Republic of Korea 8th Special Session of the Governing Council/ 5th Global Ministerial Environment Forum UNEP http://www.unep.org
To be determi-ned New York, USA Country Led Initiative in support of UNFF: Traditional Forest Related Knowledge and Indigeneous People's Global Forest Coalition and other NGOs  
April
Date Place Title Organizer Contact

13
(To be confirmed)

New York, USA One day Informal Meeting for the UNFF ad hoc expert group UNFF4 Bureau & UNFF Secretariat http://www.un.org/ esa/forests
14-30 New York, USA 12th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development CDS, UNDESA http://www.un.org/ esa/sustdev/csd/ cds12/csd12.htm
19-23 Fiji FAO Regional Forestry Commission Meeting: regional workshop on IPF/IFF and strengthening national forest programmes FAO Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)  
27-30 Interlaken, Switzerland Country Led Initiative in support of UNFF4: Decentralization, Federal Systems in Forestry and National Forest Programmes Governments of Indonesia Switzerland; UNFFS, Buwal, SDC, CIFOR, IC, ITTO, PROFOR, CBD, WRI, WWF, FAO http://www.inter cooperation.ch
May
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
3-14 Geneva, Switzerland 4th Session of the UNFF UNFF Secretariat http://www.un.org/ esa/forests
10-21 New York, USA Third Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigeneous People Indigenous Peoples' Forum Secretariat http://www.un.org/ esa/socdev/pfii
24-28 Lebanon FAO Regional Forestry Commission Meeting FAO Near East Forestry Commission (NEFC)  
June
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
14-25 Bon Germany 20th Session of the Subsidiary Boies (SBI and SBSTAS) UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC http://unfccc.int
27June - 2 July Orlando, Florida 1st World Congress of Agroforestry 2004: Working Together for Sustainable Land-Use Systems University of Floriday/IFAS, School of Forest Resources & Conservation in collaboration with several sponsors http://conference. ifas.ufl.edu/wca
July
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
20-23 Interlaken, Switzerland ITTC - Thirty-sixth Session ITTO http://www.itto.or
.jp/inside/ittc_
sessions.html
 
September
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
7-10 New York, USA United Nations Forum on Forests Ad hoc Expert Group Meeting on consideration with a view to recommending the parameters of a mandate for developing a legal framework on all types of forests UNFF Secretariat http://www.un.org/ esa/forests
16-17 Geneva, Switzerland Joint UNECE/FAO Workshop on Illegal Logging in the UNECE Region Forestry Officer, Marketing Timber Branch, UNECE ED.Pepke@unece. org
October
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
4-5 UNCC
Addis, Ababa
FAO Regional Forestry Commission Meeting FAO North American Forestry Commission  
4-7 Geneva, Switzerland Joint European Forestry Commission / UNECE Timber Committee FAO and UNECE
UNECE Timber Branch
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva
http://www.unece.org
info.timber@
unece.org
10-12 Warsaw, Poland International Conference on Evaluating Forestry Incentives and Assistance Programmes in Europe - challenges to improve policy effectiveness Forest Research Institute in Warsaw (FRIW), European Forest Research Institute (EFI) http://www.efi.fi
/events/2004/
effe_conference
13 Warsaw, Poland Research and the MCPFE - Past Achievements and Steps for the Future European Forest Research Institute (EFI) http://www.efi.fi
/events/2004/
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14-15 Warsaw, Poland 1st ELM MCPFE Meeting MCPFE Warsaw Liaison Unit http://www.mcpfe.
org
18-22 Costa Rica FAO Regional Forestry Commission Meeting FAO Latin American and Carribbean Forestry Commission  
18-22 Stockholm, Sweden Country Led Initiative in Support of UNFF: Lessons learned on sustainable forest management in Africa (Concluding workshop) African Forest Research Network (AFORNET), African Academy of Science (AAS), The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA), FAO Forestry Department unff@un.org
19-21 Maidenhead, UK Second International Dialogue on Forest Certification

The Forest Dialogue, Yale University

Gary W. Dunning
360 Prospect Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06511

http://www.theforests dialogue.org

25-28 Mexico FAO North American Forestry Commission Meeting FAO North American Forestry Commission  
November
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
17-25 Bangkok, Thailand 3rd World Conservation Union (IUCN) World Conservation Congress IUCN http://www.iucn.org
22-24 Gdansk, Poland Workshop on “Exchanging country experiences in the national forest programme (NFPs) processes on practical application of the MCPFE Approach to NFPs in Europe” MCPFE Piotr Borkowski, liaison.unit@lu-warsaw.pl

http://www.mcpfe.org
December
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
6-10 San Jose, Costa Rica Organization Led Initiative in support of UNFF5: Expert Meeting on Traditional Forest-related Knowledge and the Implementation of Related International Commitments International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests

iait@loxinfo.co.th

http://www.interna tional-alliance.org tfrk_expert_ meeting.htm

8-10 Tokyo, Japan Fourth Meeting for the Promotion of the Asia Forest Partnership Asia Forest Partnership (AFP) http://www.asia forests.org
13-18 Yokohama, Japan ITTC - Thirty-seventh Session ITTO http://www.itto.or.jp/ inside/ittc_sessions. html
16-17 Buenos Aires, Argentina Tenth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): COP-10 UNFCCC, Foro del Buen Ayre http://unfccc.int/ cop10/index.html

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