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Intersessional Activities, Ad-Hoc Expert Groups
Approaches and Mechanisms for Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting

Ad hoc expert group meeting, Geneva, 8-12 December 2003

Report of the Ad Hoc Expert Group on Approaches and Mechanisms for Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting
8-12 December 2003, Geneva (E/CN.18/2004/2)
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Information on the ad hoc expert group's work (composition, terms of reference, scheduling and reporting)

Official Documents:

Provisional Agenda
8 - 12 December, Geneva, Switzerland
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Note by the Secretariat on Approaches and Mechanisms for Monitoring, Assesment and Reporting
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Background Documents:

Report of the Secretary-General on Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting, including Concepts, Terminology and Definitions, UNFF2 document E/CN.18/2002/8
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Report of the country-led initiative, International Expert Meeting on Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on the Progress Toward Sustainable Forest Management, Yokohama, Japan, November 2001
Available as UNFF2 document E/CN.18/2002/12
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the country-led initiative on "Lessons Learned in Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on Implementation of IPF/IFF Proposals for Action, Viterbo, Italy, March 2003, UNFF document E/CN.18/2003/9
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the "International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management: the Way Forward, Guatemala City, February 2003
( Volume 1 : English | French | Spanish )

Report of the "International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management: the Way Forward, Guatemala City, February 2003
( Volume 2 : English | French )

     In particular, refer to the executive summary and the scene setting paper and background papers for the "International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management: the Way Forward":
  • Criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management: Overview of progress and issues,
    by Markku Simula
  • Strengthening institutional capacity and stakeholder partnerships for implementing criteria and indicators and facilitating the exchange of information between all stakeholders, by Ravi Prabhu et al.
  • Key issues in the future development of international initiatives on forest-related criteria and indicators related to sustainable development, by Ewald Rametsteiner and Don Wijewardana
The guidelines and suggested format for voluntary reporting to UNFF4
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