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2007 Calendar of Forest-related Events
 
January
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
9 - 11 Libreville, Gabon FAO/ITTO/COMIFAC regional workshop on forest law enforcement in Central Africa

FAO, ITTO and COMIFAC

www.itto.or.jp

11 - 12 Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Mobilizing Wood Resources - Can Europe's Forests Satisfy the Increasing Demand for Raw Material and Energy under Sustainable Forest Management?

UNECE and FAO

www.unece.org/ trade/timber/

 
February
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
5 - 9 Nairobi, Kenya 24th Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum

UNEP

www.unep.org

13-16 Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Country-led Initiative "Multi-Year Programme of Work of the United Nations Forum on Forests: Charting the Way Forward 2015"
Tentative Programme || Thematic Issues || Concept Paper || Discussion Paper

Government of Indonesia

Mr. Tri Tharyat, Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the UN, New York
Meeting website

20-21 Zagreb, Croatia National Forest Programmes - a Tool for Strengthening Science - Policy Interface in Practice

European Forest Institute (EFI), IUFRO and FAO

www.efi.int

26 Feb - 2 Mar UNHQ, New York, USA Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting for the 15th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-15)

UN DESA/ DSD

www.un.org/esa/ sustdev/

March
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
12-16 Rome, Italy Committee on Forests (COFO 18)

FAO

www.fao.org

April
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
16-27 UNHQ, New York, USA Seventh session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF7)

UNFF Secretariat/ DESA

www.un.org/esa/ forests

16 - 19 Jerusalem, Israel Afforestation and sustainable forestry to combat desertification

IUFRO and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Jewish National Fund

www.fcd.org.il

18-20 Washington, D.C., USA Forest Research Management in an Era of Globalization

IUFRO

www.iufro.org

30 Apr-11 May UNHQ, New York, USA 15th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development

UN DESA/ DSD

www.un.org/esa/ sustdev/

May
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
2-4 Cologne, Germany Carbon Expo 2007

The World Bank, International Emissions Trading Association

www.carbon expo.com

8-10 Vancouver, Canada Forest Leadership Conference

ForestLeadership initiative

www.forest leadership.com

8-12 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Forty-second session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

14-19 Seoul, Republic of Korea International Conference on Forest Landscape Restoration IUFRO, USDA www.srs.fs.usda. gov
16 - 19 Gelsenkirchen, Germany 10th European Forum on Urban Forestry - "New forests after old Industries" IUFRO & EUFORIC - European Urban Forestry Research and Information Centre www.industriewald -ruhrgebiet.nrw.de
17-20 Lviv, Ukraine 2007 Annual Meeting and International Symposium on Building Insights of Managerial Economics and Accounting towards Sustainable Forest Management IUFRO, National Forestry University of Ukraine www.iufro.org
28 May - 1 Jun Rome, Italy Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on the Review and Implementation of the Programme of Work on Forest Biodiversity CBD Secretariat www.biodiv.org
29 -31 Lomé, Togo ITTO workshop to promote the exchange of experience at the regional level on the implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM) through ITTO supported projects (Africa) ITTO www.itto.or.jp

June
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
1 Zikatar, Armenia 9th International Symposium on "Legal Aspects of European Forest Sustainable Development"

IUFRO

www.iufro.org

3 – 5 The Hague, The Netherlands 4th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

CITES Secretariat

www.cites.org

3 - 4 Berlin, Germany GLOBE G8 Illegal Logging Dialogue:

Berlin Legislators Forum

www.illegal-logging .info

3 - 8 Ponta Delgada, Azores (São Miguel Island), Portugal IUFRO Tree Biotechnology 2007 IUFRO, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

www.iufro.org; www.itqb.unl.pt

4 - 7 Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia ITTO workshop to promote the exchange of experience at the regional level on the implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM) through ITTO supported projects (Asia)

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

11 -15 Hanoi, Dac Lac, Viet Nam The Role of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation

IUCN and Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)

www.iucn.org

July
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
10-13 Medellin, Colombia ITTO workshop to promote the exchange of experience at the regional level on the implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM) through ITTO supported projects (Latin America)

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

16-20 Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil Community forest management and enterprises: global issues and opportunities

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

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August
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
5 - 9 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada International Conference on "Wind and Trees"

Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC)

www.feric.ca

6 - 8 Bangkok, Thailand Asia-Pacific tropical forest investment forum: issues and opportunities for investing in natural tropical forests

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

7- 10 Portland, Oregon, USA International Scientific Conference: "Forest Growth and Timber Quality: Crown Models and Simulation Methods for Sustainable Forest Management"

IUFRO, USDA

www.iufro.org

19 - 23 Queensland, Australia International Symposium on Forest Soils and Ecosystem Health: Linking Local Management to Global Change Challenges

Griffith University

www.griffith.edu.au

27 - 28 Göttingen, Germany Scientific framework of environmental and forest governance - The role of discourses and expertise

IUFRO

www.iufro.org

27 - 30 Quito, Ecuador VI Congreso Latinoamericano de Derecho Forestal Red Latino americana de Derecho Forestal/ IUFRO www.derecho forestal.org
28 - 30 Accra, Ghana West and Central Africa tropical forest investment forum: issues and opportunities for investment in natural tropical forests

ITTO, World Bank, African Development Bank and Forestry Commission of Ghana

www.itto.or.jp

29 - 30 San Salvador, El Salvador VI Congreso Forestal Centroamericano Ministerio de Agricultura, El Salvador www.mag.gob.sv

September
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
3 - 4 Warsaw, Poland MCPFE Expert Meeting MCPFE Liaison Unit www.mcpfe.org
3 - 7 Bangkok, Thailand International Conference on Poverty Reduction and Forests: Tenure, Market and Policy Reforms

Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC) and Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)

http://recoftc.org

3 – 14 Madrid, Spain 8th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertificaton (COP-8)

UNCCD Secretariat

www.unccd.int

5 - 7 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Workshop on Strategies for the Sustainable Use and Management of Timber Tree Species Subject to International Trade UNEP-WCMC www.unep-wcmc.org
6 - 7 Warsaw, Poland Forests and Forestry in the Context of Rural Development: IUFRO European Congress

IUFRO, Warsaw Agricultural University and European Forest Institute

http://conference 2007.wl.sggw.pl/

18 - 21 Stellenbosch, South Africa Plantation Certification Symposium 2007

Stellenbosch University, Southern African Institute of Forestry, Yale University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Tasmania and IUFRO

academic.sun. ac.za

19-20 Beijing, China EU-China Conference, Forest Law Enforcement and Governance State Forestry Administration, China www.eu-china-fleg.cn/
23-28 Beijing, China International conference to promote the development of tropical non-timber forest products and services

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

25 - 27 Nairobi, Kenya First Global Workshop on Improving Agroforestry Education

ICRAF, AFORNET, Silva Network, FAO, Govt. of Kenya and Finnish Embassy, Kenya and International Partnership for Forestry Education (IPFE)

www.anafeafrica.org

30 – 6 Oct Bariloche, Argentina II Congreso Latinoamericano de Parques Nacionales y Otras Áreas Protegidas

FAO, UNEP, IUCN, Government of Argentina

www.congresolatino parques2007.org

30 - 3 Oct Toronto, Canada Global Vision of Forestry in the 21st Century

University of Toronto

www.forestry. utoronto.ca

October
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
1 - 4 Mont Tremblant, Canada 3rd Forest Engineering Conference: Sustainable Forest Operations: The Future is now

Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada (FERIC)

www.feric.ca

8-12 Geneva, Switzerland UNECE Timber Committee 65th session UNECE www.unece.org
9 – 11 Bled, Slovenia 2007 Meeting of the UNECE/FAO Forest Communicators Network UNECE/FAO Forest Communicators Network www.unece.org
15-16 Nairobi, Kenya African Forest Forum Governing Council meeting African Forest Forum Prof. Godwin Kowero
16 - 18 Chiang Mai, Thailand The Future of Forests in Asia and the Pacific: Outlook for 2020

FAO

www.fao.org/forestry

17- 19 Istanbul, Turkey International symposium: Bottlenecks, Solutions, and Priorities in the Context of Functions of Forest Resources

Istanbul University, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and IUFRO

www.forest2007.org

November
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
5 -10 Yokohama, Japan Forty-third Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

ITTO

www.itto.or.jp

5 - 7 Warsaw, Poland 5th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe

MCPFE Liaison Unit

http://5th.mcpfe.org/

12-15 Yokohama, Japan 7th Meeting of Asia Forest Partnership (AFP7) Provisional Agenda AFP Secretariat www.asiaforests.org
15 - 16 Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia International Conference on Oil Palm and Environment 2007

Secretariat ICOPE 2007, SMART Research Institute Indonesia, CIRAD France, and WWF Indonesia

www.icope2007.org

21 - 24 Coimbatore, India World Neem Conference 2007

Neem Foundation

worldneemconference 2007.com

December
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
3-14 Bali, Indonesia United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 13 - CMP 3) Organized by:

UNFCCC Secretariat

http://unfccc.int

8 Bali, Indonesia Forest Day: Shaping the Global Agenda for Forests and Climate Change Co-hosts: CIFOR, FAO, ITTO, IUCN, IUFRO, GEF, CBD, UNFF, ICRAF & World Bank www.cifor.cgiar.org
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