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2005 Calendar of Forest-related Events
January
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
10-14 Port Louis, Mauritius International Meeting for the 10-year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

SIDS/DSD/ DESA &
OHRLLS-UNHQ

http://www.sidsnet. org
25-28 Mexico Country Led Initiative on the Future of the International Arrangement on Forests for UNFF

Governments of Mexico and USA

Gloria Wightman
UNOPS

February
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
28 Feb - 5 Mar Colombo, Sri Lanka 17th Commonwealth Forestry Conference: Forestry's Contribution to Poverty Reduction

Forest Department & Standing Committee on Commonwealth Forestry

http://www.common wealthforestry.org

Conference Organizer
315 Vauxhall Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
atc@aitkenspence. lk

March
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
1-3 Toronto, Canada 2005 ForestLeadership Conference: Partnerships towards Sustainability

Forest Leadership
Conference

353 Saint Nicolas
Montreal, QC H2Y2P1

Conference Coordinator
conference@ forestleadership. com

8-10 Hong Kong, China Organization Led Initiative in support of UNFF5: Practical Solutions to Combat Illegal Logging: Dialoge on Best Practice for Business and Civil Society

The Forest Dialogue, Yale University

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

http://www.theforest sdialogue.org

9-11 Nancy, France

International meeting to inform and develop the strategic forest programmeor the WorldCentre, Heritage Centre and UNESCO

World Heritage, UNESCO

Steven Ripley

s.ripley@unesco.org

14 Rome, Italy

FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO), Ministerial Segment

FAO

http://www.fao.org/

15-18 Rome, Italy

17th Session, FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO)

FAO

http://www.fao.org/
19 Rome, Italy

CPF Meeting

UNFF/FAO

unff@un.org
29 Mar - 1 Apr San Jose, Costa Rica Country Led Inititiative in support of UNFF5: International Expert Meeting on Innovative Financial Mechanisms: Searching for Viable Alternatives to Secure Basis for the Financial Sustainability of Forests

Costa Rica

 
April
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
4-8 Petropolis, Brazil Country and Organization Led Inititiative in support of UNFF5: Global Initiative on Forest Landscape Restoration

Government of UK; IUCN, WWF

http://www.unep- wcmc.org/forest/ restoration/ globalpartnership

19-21 Berne, Switzerland ITTO international workshop on phased approaches to certification

ITTO

Mr Amha bin Buang
Mr Charas Mayura
Ms Naho Tamura

itto@itto.or.jp

May
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
13-17 Montreal, Canada 2nd meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP/MOP-2)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

http://www.biodiv. org

16-27 UNHQ, New York 5th Session of the UNFF

UNFF Secretariat

http://www.un.org
/esa/forests/
session.html
June
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
13-15 Sunne, Varmland County, Sweden Seminar on Forestry and our Cultural Heritage

Swedish Authorities, Joint Experts Network and MCPFE

Bozena Kornatowska
Communication & Organisation, MCPFE

http://www.mcpfe. org

19-21 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Thirty-Eighth Session of the International Tropical Timber Councial and Associated Sessions of the Committees

ITTO Secretariat

http://www.itto.or.jp
22 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Special Event focusing on Congo Basin Forest Partnership

ITTO Secretariat

http://www.itto.or.jp

July
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
25-29 Bonn, Germany CBD Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on review of implementation of the Programme of Work on Forest Biodiversity

CBD

http://www.biodiv.org

August
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
8-13 Brisbane, Australia XXII IUFRO World Congress Meeting: Forest in the Balance: Linking Tradition and Technology

IUFRO

Chair Gary Bacon
Queensland Department of Primary Industry

http://www.iufro
2005.com

17-18 Copenhagen, Denmark

Biodiversity and Environmental Services in Developing Countries

ReNed

http://www.rened.dk

25-27 Victoria, Canada A Future Beneath the Trees: An international symposium on non-timber forest products, community economic development and forest conservation

Royal Roads University

http://www.ntfp conference.ca/

September
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
5-6 Warsaw, Poland Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe Expert Level Meeting

MCPFE

http://www.mcpfe. org

8 Barcelona, Spain

The European Forest Institute 2005 Annual Conference

EFI, CTFC, Ministry of Environement: Spain, Department of Environment and Housing of Catalonia, The Foundation for landscape of the Saving Bank Caixa Catalunya

http://www.efi.fi

9-10 Barcelona, Spain Scientific Seminar of the EFI 2005 Annual Conference: Multifuncitonal Forest Ecosystem Management in Europe: Integrated approaches for considering the temporal, spatial scientific dimensions

EFI, CTFC, Ministry of Environement: Spain, Department of Environment and Housing of Catalonia, The Foundation for landscape of the Saving Bank Caixa Catalunya

http://www.efi.fi

27-30 Geneva, Switzerland

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Timber Committee, 63rd Session

Includes: Policy Forum: Forest Certification - Do Governments Have a Role? 29 September 2005

UNECE

http://www.unece.org

October
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
17-19 Latvia Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe workshop on Forests - Common Benefits, Shared Responsibilities, Multiple Policies

Switzerland, Latvia, UNECE, MCPFE, LUW

http://www.mcpfe. org

17-28 Nairobi, Kenya

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Conference of Parties - 7th Session

COP7

Kenya, UNCCD

http://www.unccd.int

November
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
7-12 Yokohama, Japan 39th Session of the International Tropical TImber Council and the Associated Sessions of the Committees

ITTO

itto@itto.or.jp

http://www.itto.or.jp

16-18 Berlin, Germany

Country-Led initiative in support of UNFF

International Expert Meeting on "Scoping for a future agreement on forests"

Germany

http://www.inwent. org

28-29 Rabat, Morocco

19th AFWC/EFC/NEFC Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions "Silva Mediterranea"

FAO

http://www.fao.org

28 Nov - 9 Dec Montreal, Canada

COP11 and COP/MOP1

Conference of the Parties at its eleventh session and first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

UNFCCC

http://unfccc.int

December
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
5-9 Montreal, Canada Second meeting on the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Protected Areas

CBD

http://www.biodiv. org

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