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Intersessional Activities, Ad Hoc Expert Groups
Consideration with a view to Recommending the Parameters of a Mandate for Developing a Legal Framework on all Types of Forests

Ad hoc expert group meeting, New York, 7 - 10 September 2004

Report of the Ad Hoc Expert Group the Consideration with a view of Recommending the Parameters of a Mandate for Developing a Legal Framework on all Types of Forests
7-10 September 2004, New York (E/CN.18/2005/2)
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Participant's List
Information on the ad hoc expert group's work
(composition, terms of reference, scheduling and reporting)
Member States travel and registration information
General information for Major Groups

Official Documents

Provisional Agenda
7 - 10 September 2004, New York
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Note by the Secretariat on the Consideration with a View to Recommending the Parameters of a Mandate for Developing a Legal Framework on all Types of Forests
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by Secretariat on the Overview on Catalysts and Obstacles in the Implementation of the IPF/IFF Proposals for Action and UNFF Resolutions and Decisions
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Background Documents

Background Document #1: Compilation of views submitted by member States and information provided by members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (2004)

Background Document #2: Recent Developments in Existing Forest-Related Instruments, Agreements, and Processes (2004)

Background Document #3: An Overview of International Law (2004)

Reference Materials

IPF 2

Report of the Secretary General: International Organizations, and Multilateral Institutions and Instruments, including appropriate legal mechanisms (E/CN.17/IPF/1996/12)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

IPF 3

Report of the Secretary General: International Organizations and Multilateral Institutions and Instruments, including appropriate legal mechanisms (E/CN.17/IPF/1996/23)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary General: International Organizations and Multilateral Institutions and Instruments, including appropriate legal mechanisms (E/CN.17/IPF/1996/24)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

IPF 4

Report of the Secretary-General: International Organizations, Multilateral Institutions and Instruments, including appropriate legal mechanisms (E/CN.17/IPF/1997/4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

IFF 2

Report of the Secretary-General: Forest-Related Work of International and Regional Organizations Commission (E/CN.17/IFF/1998/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat: International Arrangements and Mechanisms to Promote the Management, Conservation and Sustainable Development of All Types of Forests (E/CN.17/IFF/1998/9)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Forest-Related Work Under Existing Instruments (E/CN.17/IFF/1998/11)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Background Document 4 - Information on Forest-Related Work of International and Regional Organizations (1998)

Background Document 5 - Information on Forest-Related Work Under Existing Instruments (1998)

IFF 3

Note by the Secretariat: Forest-Related Work of International and Regional Organizations and under Existing Instruments(E/CN.17/IFF/1999/15)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

IFF 4

Note by the Secretariat: Forest-Related Work of International and Regional Organizations and under Existing Instruments (E/CN.17/IFF/2000/6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Documents Related to Recent Developments in Forest Policy

Gef Operational Program on Sustainable Land Management OP#15 (December 2003)

World Bank's Reviesed Strategy and Operational Policy on Forests 2003

Forest Related Results of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 9 (December 2003)

Montreal Process First Overview Report 2003 (September 2003)

Report of 16th Session of FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO, March 2003)

ITTO Report on New and Emerging Issues of Relevance to the International Tropical Timber Council and a Future International Tropical Timber Agreement (March 2003)

Report of the International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management: The Way Forward (CICI 2003, February 2003)

CITES COP Decision to Include Big Leaf Mahogany on Appendix II (November 2002)

Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI, para 45, September 2002)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Expanded Work Program on Forests (April 2002)

 

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