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International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) - Fiftieth Session
Statement by United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) Secretariat
7 November 2014

Round Table on Topics for the 7th FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference
Message from the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat 4-5 November 2014

Expert Level Meeting for the preparation of the FOREST EUROPE Extraordinary Ministerial Conference

"Forests at the heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda"
Text of the video message by Mr. Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General, Department of Economic and Social Affairs to the opening ceremony of 24th IUFRO World Congress
6 October 2014, Salt Lake City

Opening Session of the First Meeting of the Open Ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on the International Arrangement on Forests
Statement by Mr. Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General, DESA 24 February 2014 - Nairobi, Kenya

"A pathway to a green economy in the context of sustainable development: Focus on the role of markets in the promotion of sustainable forest managemen", speech by UNFF Director Jan McAlpine, delivered at CLI in support of UNFF. More information: Country, Organization and Region Led Initiatives

Statement by the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat at the 30th session of SBSTA
1-10 June 2009, Bonn, Germany

African Agriculture in the 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges, Making a Sustainable Green Revolution
9 -10 February 2009, Windhoek, Namibia

United Nations Climate Change Conference: Twenty-Ninth Session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 29)
2 December 2008, Poznan, Poland

25th Session of the Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission
30 September 2008, Quito, Ecuador

International Symposium on Sustainable Forest Management
25 September 2008, Beijing, China

Forests in the Changing Environment: Pan-European workshop as a regional contribution to the United Nations Forum on Forest (UNFF)
3 September 2008, Koli, Finland

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
9 August 2008

24th Session of the North American Forestry Commission
9 June 2008, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 9)
Strengthening cooperation with the United Nations Forum on Forests
UNFF 7 Outcomes and Contribution to the Review of the Programme of Work on Forest Biological Diversity
20 May 2008, Bonn, Germany

Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE) Expert Level Meeting
8 May 2008, Oslo, Norway

Expert group meeting on "International cooperation in preventing and combating illicit international trafficking in forest products, including timber, wildlife and other forest biological resources
26 March 2008, Jakarta, Indonesia

CBD - SBSTTA 13 (Thirteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice)
UNFF 7 Outcomes and Contribution to the In-depth Review of the Expanded Programme of Work on Forest Biological Diversity
Strengthening Regional Interaction in the UNFF
19 February 2008, Rome, Italy

Forests and Climate Change: Mitigation and Adaptation through Sustainable Forest Management
6 September 2007, UN, New York

Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE) Expert Level Meeting
3 September 2007, Warsaw, Poland

The West and Central Africa Tropical Forest Investment Forum
28-30 August 2007, Accra, Ghana

Statement on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples:
Honouring Indigenous Youth, Languages and Sacred Sites
9 August 2007

Statement on Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Forum on Forests
Sixth Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
Dialogue with Agencies: "Territories, Lands and Natural Resources"
14 May 2007, UNHQ, New York

Preparatory Meeting of the African Countries for the Seventh Session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF7)
3 - 4 April 2007, Libreville, Gabon

Preparatory Meeting of ACTO's Member Countries for the Seventh Session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF7)
25 - 27 March 2007, Bogotá, Colombia

Country-led Initiative (CLI) in support of the UN Forum on Forests: Multi-year Programme of Work of the UN Forum on Forests "Charting the Way Forward to 2015"
13 - 16 February 2007, Bali, Indonesia

41st Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC)
6 - 11 November 2006, Yokohama, Japan

National Workshop on the preparation of Indonesia's national position on the UN Forum on Forests deliberations
30 May 2006, Cianjur, Indonesia

International Symposium Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Korean Forestry and Education and Research: Forestry Education and Research Policy issues in the UN Forum on Forests context "Past, Present and Future"
18 May 2006, Seoul, Korea

Expert Meeting of the Forestry Agency
15 May 2006, Tokyo, Japan

Ministerial Conference on Europe & North Asia Law Enforcement and Governance (ENA FLEG)
22-25 November 2005, St. Petersburg, Russia

International Expert Meeting on "Scoping for a Future Agreement on Forests"
16 November 2005, Berlin, Germany
Opening Statement

Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe: Future International Arrangement on Forests
5-9 September 2005, Warsaw, Poland

International Environmental Law-Making and Diplomacy - UNEP Course
14-26 August 2005, Joensuu, Finland

XXII IUFRO World Crongress
8-13 August 2005, Brisbane, Australia
Discussion points:
The international arrangement on forests after UNFF5

Working effectively at the interface of forest science and forest policy

National Forest Dialogue Forum of China
3-4 August 2005, Beijing, China
Opening Remarks / Key Note Address

Nairobi Preparatory Meeting for Selected African Delegations to UNFF5
4-6 April 2005, Nairobi, Kenya

FAO Ministerial Meeting
14 March 2005, Rome, Italy
Challenges to International Cooperation on Sustainable Forest Management

Forest Leadership Conference
1 March 2005, Toronto, Canada
Key-Note Speech: Building Livelihoods and Assets for People and Forests

Second Summit of Heads of State of Central Africa on the Sustainable Management of Ecosystems on the Congo Basin
4-5 February 2005, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

US - Mexico Coutry-led Initiative in support of UNFF
25-28 January 2005, Guadalajara, Mexico
Opening remarks: The Future of the International Arrangement on Forests

Expert Meeting on Traditional Forest-related Knowledge and the Implementation of Related International Commitments
8-10 December 2004, San Jose, Costa Rica
Opening statement: Organization-led Initiative in support of UNFF

VIII Congreso Forestal Nacional
24 November 2004, Bogota, Colombia
Intervención: Bosques en el Contexto Internacional - Alcances del Acuerdo Internacional de Bosques

PEFC Council 8th General Assembly
29 October 2004, Santiago, Chile
Sustainable Forest Management and Some Realities

Workshop on "Lessons Learned on Sustainable Forest Management in Africa"
18-22 October 2004, Uppsala, Sweden
Statement for Country-led Initiative in support of UNFF

ITTC 36th Session
20 July 2004, Interlaken, Switzerland

Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Societies
10 June 2004, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Sustainable Forest Management, Forest Certification and MDGs

MCPFE Workshop on Ecosystem Approach and Sustainable Forest Management
15 April 2004, Krakow, Poland
Development of Pan-European Understanding of the Linkage between EA and SFM

Evento Regional Amazónico sobre Bosques
15-16 April 2004, Quito, Ecuador

 

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