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2009 Calendar of Forest-related Events
February
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
16 - 20 Nairobi, Kenya "25th Session UNEP Governing Council

UNEP

www.unep.org

March
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
9 - 12 Nadi, Fiji South Pacific Community UNFF8 preparatory workshop

SPC

www.spc.int

10 - 12 Copenhagen, Denmark International Scientific Congress on Climate Change,"Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions"

University of Copenhagen and International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)

www.climate
congress.ku.dk/
sylva.monde/

16 - 20 Rotorua, New Zealand International Forest Biosecurity Conference

IUFRO

www.forestbio
security.com

16 - 20 FAO HQ, Rome, Italy 19th Session FAO Committee on Forestry and World Forestry Week

FAO

www.fao.org

17 - 21 Buenos Aires, Argentina CITES Plant Committee 18

CITES Secretariat

www.cites.org/eng/

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April
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
2 - 8 Paris, France Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (WG ABS 7) CBD Secretariat

www.cbd.int

18 - 22 Helsinki, Finland 2nd Meeting of the CBD AHTEG on Biodiversity and Climate Change

CBD Secretariat

www.cbd.int

20 April - 1 May UNHQ, New York, USA Eighth Session of the UN Forum on Forests

UN Forum on Forests Secretariat

www.un.org/esa
/forests

May
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
18 - 22 Hannover, Germany LIGNA+ 2009 - World Fair for the Forestry and Wood Industries

Deutsche Messe

www.ligna.de

24 - 26 Copenhagen, Denmark World Business Summit on Climate Change Copenhagen Climate Council, The United Nations Global Compact, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, The Climate Group, Combat Climate Change, The World Economic Forum's Climate Change Initiative www.copenhagen
climatecouncil.com

June
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
1 - 12 Bonn, Germany 13th sessions of the SBSTA and SBI, 6th session of the AWG-LCA and 8th session of the AWG-KP UNFCCC Sec www.unfccc.int

July
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
6 - 10 Geneva, Switzerland 58TH Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee 

CITES Secretariat

www.cites.org

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August
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
23 - 29 Kamloops, Nairobi, Kenya Second World Congress on Agroforestry ICRAF www.worldagro
forestry.org
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September
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
20 - 25 Niigata, Japan International conference on multipurpose forest management IUFRO www.keiri.fr.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp
21 - 24 Nadi, Fiji Pacific Heads of Forestry    
20 - 25 Avila, Spain 5th Spanish Forest Congress S.E.C.F. and Regional Government www.congresoforestal.es/

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October
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
12-16 Geneva, Switzerland UNECE Timber Committee, 67th session UNECE www.unece.org/
13 - 16 Freiburg, Germany 2nd International Conference on Wind Effects on Trees Meteorological Institute, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, in collaboration with IUFRO www.wind
2009.uni-
freiburg.de
18 - 23 Buenos Aires, Argentina XIII World Forestry Congress FAO www.fao.org/
forestry
; www.wfc2009.org

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November
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
17 - 20 Guilin, China Forest for People: the role of national forest programmes and the Non-legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests

APFNet

http://www.apfnet.cn/cli/
24-25

Oslo, Norway

MCPFE ELM

MCPFE Liasion Unit

www.mcpfe.org/

29 November - 2 December Kunming, China

International Conference on global efforts in response to forest-related natural disasters

IUFRO

www.iufro.org

 
December
Date Place Title Organizer Contact
7-18

Copenhagen, Denmark

Conference of the Parties (COP), Fifteenth session and Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), Fifth session and sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies

UNFCCC Secretariat

www.unfccc.int

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