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Tenth Session, Istanbul, Turkey, 8 April - 19 April 2013

Report

Report on the tenth session • (E/CN.18/2013/18)
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List of Delegations

Official Documents

Provisional agenda •(E/CN.18/2013/Rev.1)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General on Assessment of progress made on the implementation of the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests and towards the achievement of the four global objectives on forests • (E/CN.18/2013/2)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General on Regional and Subregional inputs • (E/CN.18/2013/3)
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Report of the Secretary General on Forests and Economic development • (E/CN.18/2013/4)
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**Please note the following data sources for Figures 3 and 6.
Figure 3 Global GDP growth by region (1970-2011): Estimated by Uma Lele and others using World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance (World Bank, Washington, D.C., 2011)
Figure 6 Food and energy real price indices (1960-2011): Estimated by Brian Wright for Uma Lele and others (2013)


Report of the Secretary General on Conclusions and Recommendations for addressing key challenges of Forests and Economic development • (E/CN.18/2013/5)
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Report of the Secretary General on Emerging Issues: International Arrangement on Forests, post 2015 United Nations Development Agenda and the outcome of the Rio+20 Conference; the interconnections and implications • (E/CN.18/2013/6)
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Note by the Secretariat on the Multi-stakeholder dialogue • (E/CN.18/2013/7)
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Addendum to the Note by the Secretariat on the Multi-stakeholder dialogue: Forests and Economic Development Discussion Paper submitted by the Major Groups (E/CN.18/2013/7/Add.1) [Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary General on Enhanced Cooperation and policy and programme coordination, including the provision of further guidance to the Collaborative Partnership on • Forests(E/CN.18/2013/8)
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Note by the Secretariat on the International Year of Forests, 2011 Activities: Trends and Lessons Learned • (E/CN.18/2013/9)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2011 and 2012: Information Note on the Partnership's activities and accomplishments • (E/CN.18/2013/10)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General on Means of Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management • (E/CN.18/2013/11)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the second meeting of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on Forest Financing - 14-18 January 2013, Vienna, Austria • (E/CN.18/2013/12)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Note by the Secretariat on the United Nations trust funds to support the United Nations Forum on Forests • (E/CN.18/2013/13)
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Letter dated 1 February 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of Indonesia and Japan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (Co-Chair's Summary of the International seminar on "Challenges of sustainable forest management: integrating environmental, social and economic values of forests", 8 to 10 March 2011, Tokyo) • (E/CN.18/2013/14)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Letter dated 19 December 2012 from the Permanent Representatives of Ukraine and Switzerland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • (E/CN.18/2013/15)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Letter dated 27 February 2012 from the Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • (E/CN.18/2013/16)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests on its tenth session • (E/CN.18/2013/18)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]



Ninth Session, New York, 24 January - 4 February 2011

Report

Report on the ninth session • E/CN.18/2011/20
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

List of Delegations

Official Documents

Provisional agenda . E/CN.18/2011/1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary-General: Assessment of progress made on the implementation of the U.N. non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests and towards the achievement of the four global objectives on forests . E/CN.18/2011/2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary-General on Regional and sub-regional inputs . E/CN.18/2011/3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


ItReport of the Secretary-General on Community-Based Forest Management • E/CN.18/2011/4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary-General on Forests for people: Cultural and social values of forests and social development • E/CN.18/2011/5
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary-General: Conclusions and Recommendations in addressing key challenges of Forests for People, Livelihoods and Poverty Eradication • E/CN.18/2011/6
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General on Preparations for the International Year of Forests (Forests 2011) • E/CN.18/2011/7
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General:High-level ministerial segment and policy dialogue with heads of international organizations • E/CN.18/2011/8
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue: Note by Secretariat • E/CN.18/2011/9
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue: Discussion Paper on social development and indigenous and other local and forest dependent communities, and forest land tenure • E/CN.18/2011/9/Add.1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue: Discussion Paper on forests and culture • E/CN.18/2011/9/Add.2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper on community forestry program in Nepal: an example of excellence in community-based forest management • E/CN.18/2011/9/Add.3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General:Enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination, including the provision of further guidance to the Collaborative Partnership on Forests • E/CN.18/2011/10
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Information document: Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2009 and 2010 • E/CN.18/2011/11
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the Secretary General on the Means of Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management • E/CN.18/2011/12
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Report of the first meeting of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on Forest Financing • E/CN.18/2011/13
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Note by the Secretariat on the Trust Fund • E/CN.18/2011/14
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Letter dated 2010/10/26 from the Permanent Representatives of Mexico and Switserland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2011/15
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Letter dated 2010/11/03 from the Permanent Representatives of Switzerland, Indonesia, South Africa and Mexico to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2011/16
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Letter dated 2010/12/09 from the Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2011/17
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Means of Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management: Report of the Secretary-General: Corrigendum • E/CN.18/2011/12/CORR.1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]


Accreditation of an Intergovernmental Organization to the United Nations Forum on Forests: Note by the Secretariat • E/CN.18/2011/18
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Note by the Secretariat: Strategies to mobilize resources from all sources to support the implementation of sustainable forest management, the achievement of the global objectives on forests and the implementation of the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests, including, inter alia, strengthening and improving access to funds and establishing a voluntary global forest fund E/CN.18/2010/2 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Special Session of UNFF9, 30 October 2009

Report

Report of the Forum on the Special Session of the 9th Session : United Nations Forum on Forests
E/CN.18/SS/2009/2 • E/2009/118
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Documents
Provisional Agenda and Annotations • E/CN.18/SS/2009/1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Draft Resolution on Means of Implementation for SFM • E/CN.18/SS/2009/L.1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Agreed text on Means of implementation for SFM (Informal Consultations 8 Oct. 09)

Message from Chair of the UNFF9 Bureau

Eighth Session, New York, 20 April - 1 May 2009

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Eighth Session
E/CN.18/2009/20 . E/2009/42
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Chairman's draft text: The road map for financing sustainable forest management/[(Group of 77 and China): implementation of the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests]/[means of implementation for sustainable forest management] • E/CN.18/2009/WP.1 [English]

List of Delegations to the United Nations Forum on Forests Eighth Session • E/CN.18/2009/INF/1
[English | French | Spanish]

Documents

Provisional agenda • E/CN.18/2009/1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Achieving the four global objectives on forests and implementing the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests • E/CN.18/2009/2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Regional and sub-regional inputs • E/CN.18/2009/3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Forests and climate change • E/CN.18/2009/4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General: Reversing the loss of forest cover, preventing forest degradation in all types of forests and combating desertification, including low forest cover countries • E/CN.18/2009/5
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Forests and biodiversity conservation including protected areas • E/CN.18/2009/6
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Note by the Secretariat: Forests in a changing environment: low forest cover countries, small island developing states and high and medium forest cover countries • E/CN.18/2009/7
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Recommendations for addressing key challenges of forests in a changing environment • E/CN.18/2009/8
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Finance and other means of implementation for sustainable forest management • E/CN.18/2009/9
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the Secretary-General on Enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination • E/CN.18/2009/10
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Chair’s summary report of open-ended ad hoc expert group to Develop Proposals for the Development of a Voluntary Global Financial Mechanism/Portfolio Approach/Forest Financing Framework • E/CN.18/2009/11
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2008 and 2009: Information document • E/CN.18/2009/12
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue: Note by Secretariat • E/CN.18/2009/13
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper for the UNFF 8 submitted by Women Major Group • E/CN.18/2009/13/Add.1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Children and Youth Major Group • E/CN.18/2009/13/Add.2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the non-governmental organizations and Indigenous Peoples Major Groups • E/CN.18/2009/13/Add.3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group • E/CN.18/2009/13/Add.4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Small Forest Landowners Major Group • E/CN.18/2009/13/Add.5
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Letter dated 22 December 2008 from the Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2009/14
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Note by the Secretariat on the Trust Fund • E/CN.18/2009/15
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
Letter dated 9 February 2009 from the Permanent Representatives of South Africa and Switzerland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2009/16
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Letter dated 6 February 2009 from the Permanent Mission of Suriname to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2009/17
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Letter dated 6 February 2009 from the Permanent Representatives of Australia and Switzerland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General • E/CN.18/2009/18
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Accreditation of an intergovernmental organization to the United Nations Forum on Forests • E/CN.18/2009/19
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Seventh Session, New York, 16-27 April 2007

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Seventh Session
(E/CN.18/2007/8 . E/CN.18/2007/8 (SUPP). E/2007/42 . E/2007/42 (SUPP))
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Corrigendum to the Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Seventh Session (E/CN.18/2007/8/CORR.1 . E/2007/42/CORR.1)
[Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests: Note by the Secretariat (A/C.2/62/L.5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Revised draft resolution, "Non-legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests" (E/2007/L.39)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Support to the Bureau in preparing for future sessions of the UN Forum on Forests (E/2007/L.41)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Revised programme budget implications of UNFF7 report recommendations (E/2007/L.22/Rev.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Programme budget implications of UNFF7 report recommendations (E/2007/L.22)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

List of Delegations to the United Nations Forum on Forests Seventh Session (E/CN.18/2007/INF/1)
[English | French | Spanish]

Documents

Provisional Agenda • E/CN.18/2007/1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Report of the Secretary-General: Multi-year programme of work of the United Nations Forum on Forests • E/CN.18/2007/2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Note by the Secretariat: Revised composite draft text for developing a non-legally binding instrument • E/CN.18/2007/3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue: Note by Secretariat • E/CN.18/2007/4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Youth/Children Major Group • E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.1
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Workers and Trade Unions Major Group • E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.2
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Non-Governmental Organizations and Indigenous Peoples Major Group • E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.3
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group • E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Women Major Group • E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.5
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue : Discussion Paper contributed by the Small Forest Landowners Major Group• E/CN.18/2007/4/Add.6
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Note by the Secretariat: Enhanced Cooperation and Policy and Programme Coordination • E/CN.18/2007/5
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2007: Information document • E/CN.18/2007/6
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Co-Chairs’ summary report from the International Expert Meeting on “Multi Year Programme of Work of United Nations Forum on Forests: Charting the Way Forward to 2015” - A Country - Led Initiative in support of the United Nations Forum on Forests• E/CN.18/2007/7
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

Related Documents

UNFF7 Statements and Presentations

UNFF7 Bureau's Paper on a Global Forest Partnership Trust

PROFOR Background Paper on Means of Implementation

UNFF7 Bureau's Suggested Draft Text on Multi-Year Programme of Work [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Report of the open-ended ad hoc expert group on the consideration of the content of the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests
(11-15 December 2006) • E/CN.18/AC.1/2006/4
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNFF7 Side Events: Schedule . Guidelines . Request Form

Sixth Session, New York, 13 - 24 February 2006

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Sixth Session (E/CN.18/2006/18 • E/2006/42(SUPP))
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

ECOSOC approved UNFF6 outcome with the following ammendments:
Draft Resolution para 29 now reads: ... an open-ended ad hoc expert group (instead of working group)
Draft Decision on Proclamation of an International Year of Forests now reads: proclaim 2011 as the Interational Year of Forests (instead of 2010)


Corrigendum E/CN.18/2006/18/corr.1
(Russian)
Corrigendum E/CN.18/2006/18/corr.2
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

List of delegations (E/CN.18/2006/INF/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)
Addendum E/CN.18/2006/INF/1/Add.1
(English/French/Spanish)

Documents

Provisional Agenda (E/CN.18/2006/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat: Implementation of decision 5/2 of the fifth session of teh United Nations Forum on Forests (E/CN.18/2006/2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)
Corrigendum (E/CN.18/2006/2/Corr.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 29 November 2005 from the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General submitting the chairmen's report on the International Expert Meeting "Scoping for a future agreement on forests", A Country-Led Initiative in support of UNFF, Berlin, Germany, 16-18 November 2005 (E/CN.18/2006/3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat: Accreditation of Intergovernmental Organizations to the United Nations Forum on Forests (E/CN.18/2006/4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 21 February 2006 from the Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General submitting the European Union proposal on a possible structure and elements of an outcome docuemnt to the sixth session of the UNFF: "Strengthening of the International Arrangement on Forests" and "Draft international instrument on all types of forests" (E/CN.18/2006/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Opening Statement: Under Secretary-General, DESA

Opening Statement: Bureau Chair

Press release: Outcome of UNFF6

Note Verbale announcing UNFF6
English || French || Spanish

Fifth Session, New York, 16 - 27 May 2005

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Fifth Session (E/CN.18/2005/18 • E/2005/42)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

List of delegations (E/CN.18/2005/INF/2) English

Documents

Provisional Agenda (E/CN.18/2005/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

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)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General: Multi-stakeholder Dialogue (E/CN.18/2005/3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Business and Industry major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Forest Workers and Trade Unions major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Women major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Non-governmental organizations major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Farmers and Small Forest Landowners major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Indigenous Peoples major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Youth and Children major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.7)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the Scientific and Technological Community major group (E/CN.18/2005/3/Add.8)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General on High-level ministerial segment and policy dialogue with heads of international organizations (E/CN.18/2005/4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat on enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination (E/CN.18/2005/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Review of the effectiveness of the international arrangement on forest (E/CN.18/2005/6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on Linkages between forests and the internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration (E/CN.18/2005/7)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on the Review of progress and consideration of future actions (E/CN.18/2005/8)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General on consideration with a view to recommending to the Council and through it to the General Assembly the parameters of a mandate for developing a legal framework on all types of forests (E/CN.18/2005/9)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 15 October 2004 from the Permanent Representatives of Indonesia and Switzerland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General submitting the report on Decentralization, Federal Systems in Forestry and National Forest Programs: Country-led Initiative in Support of UNFF5 / Workshop Co-Organized by the Governments of Indonesia and Switzerland - "The Interlaken Workshop" - 27-30 April 2004, Interlaken, Switzerland (E/CN.18/2005/10)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 24 February 2005 from the Chargés d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Missions of Mexico and the United States of America to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General submitting the report on the Future of the International Arrangement on Forests: Country-led Initiative in Support of the UNFF5 - Guadalajara Report, 25-28 January 2005, Guadalajara, Mexico (E/CN.18/2005/11)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on TFD's Dialogue on Practical Actions to Combat Illegal Logging: Organisation-led Initiative in support of UNFF5 - The Forests Dialogue, 7-10 March 2005, Hong Kong, P.R. China (E/CN.18/2005/12)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on Innovative Financial Mechanisms: Searching for Viable Alternatives to Secure Basis for the Financial Sustainability of Forests: Country-led Initiative in support of UNFF5 - Governement of Costa Rica, 29 March - 1 April 2005, San Jose, Costa Rica (E/CN.18/2005/13)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Statement from the Ministerial Meeting on Forests convened by the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 14 march 2005 in Rome: Note by the Secretariat (E/CN.18/2005/14)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on Forest Landscape Restoration: Country-led Initiative in support of UNFF5 - cohosted by the Governments of Brazil and the United Kingdom and organized by the Global Parnership on Forest Landscape Restoration - 4-8 April 2005, Petropolis, Brazil (E/CN.18/2005/15)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on Traditional Forest Related Knowledge and the Implementation of Related International Commitments: Organisation-led Initiative in support of UNFF5 - International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests - 6-10 December 2004, San Jose, Costa Rica (E/CN.18/2005/16)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat on Accreditation of intergovernmental organizations to the United Nations Forum on Forests (E/CN.18/2005/17)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Information document: Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2005 (E/CN.18/2005/INF/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Fourth Session, Geneva, 3 - 14 May 2004

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Fourth Session (E/CN.18/2004/17/Corr.1 • E/2004/42/Corr.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)
** The questionnaire annexed to Resolution 4/4
does not reflect the changes made for approval by ECOSOC. Please note that the word "components" was replaced by "activities" throughout the questionnaire. You may find the corrected version of the questionnaire in the following languages: (Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

List of delegations (E/CN.18/2004/INF.2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish
)

Documents

Provisional Agenda (E/CN.18/2004/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

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)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat: Status of the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat (E/CN.18/2004/3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General: Multi-stakeholder Dialogue (E/CN.18/2004/4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the small forest land owners major group (E/CN.18/2004/4/Add.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the forest workers and trade unions major group (E/CN.18/2004/4/Add.2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the children and youth major group (E/CN.18/2004/4/Add.3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the business and industry major group (E/CN.18/2004/4/Add.4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Discussion paper contributed by the women major group (E/CN.18/2004/4/Add.5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Ad hoc expert group on finance and transfer of environmentally sound technologies - 15 -19 December 2003, Geneva (E/CN.18/2004/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Information Note by the Secretariat: Progress in the Preparation for the Ad Hoc Expert Group on consideration with a view to recommending the parameters of a mandate for developing a legal framework on all types of forests (E/CN.18/2004/6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Traditional Forest-related Knowledge (E/CN.18/2004/7)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Social and Cultural Aspects of Forests (E/CN.18/2004/8)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Forest-Related Scientific Knowledge (E/CN.18/2004/9)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Monitoring, assessment and reporting, concepts, terminology
and definitions (E/CN.18/2004/10)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General: Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management (E/CN.18/2004/11)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat: Proposal for a process to facilitate the review of the effectiveness of the international arrangement on forests at the fifth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (E/CN.18/2004/12)
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Note by the Secretary-General: Enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination (E/CN.18/2004/13)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General: Proposed strategic framework for the period 2006-2007 (E/CN.18/2004/14)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 5 March 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Switzerland and the Chargé d'affaires of Indonesia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: to inform you that the Governments of Indonesia and Switzerland will co-host an international meeting on the theme “Decentralization, federal systems in forestry and national forest programmes” - the
Interlaken Workshop (E/CN.18/2004/15)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Information document: Collaborative Partnership on Forests Framework 2004 (E/CN.18/2004/INF/1)
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Third Session, Geneva, 26 May - 6 June 2003

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Third Session (E/CN.18/2003/13 • E/2003/42)
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Documents

Provisional Agenda (E/CN.18/2003/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Progress in Implementation on Forest Health and Productivity: Report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.18/2003/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Progress in Implementation on Economic Aspects of Forests: Report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.18/2003/7)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Progress in Implementation on Maintaining Forest Cover to Meet Present and Future Needs: Report of the Secretary-General (E/CN.18/2003/8)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Enhanced Cooperation and Policy and Programme Coordination: Note by the Secretary-General (E/CN.18/2003/6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Intersessional work, including further discussion concerning the ad hoc expert groups: Note by the Secretariat (E/CN.18/2003/3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Collaborative Partnership on Forests' Framework 2003 (E/CN.18/2003/INF/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General on multi-stakeholder dialogue on sustainable forest management (E/CN.18/2003/2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Forest Workers and Unions Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Youth and Children in Forests Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Forest Business and Industry Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Forest Science and Technological Community Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Women in Forests Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Private Non-Industrial Forest Owners Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2003/2/Add.6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Accreditation of Intergovernmental Organizations to the United Nations Forum on Forests: Note by the Secretariat (E/CN.18/2003/12)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on the Expert meeting on Lessons Learned in Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on Implementation of IPF/IFF Proposals for Action Transmitted by the Government of the United States (E/CN.18/2003/9)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on the Expert Meeting on the Role of Planted Forests in Sustainable Forest Management Transmitted by the Government of New Zealand (E/CN.18/2003/10)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report on Expert Meeting on Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies for Mangrove Forests Transmitted by the Government of Nicaragua (E/CN.18/2003/11)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Second Session, New York, 4-15 March 2002

Report

Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests Second Session (E/CN.18/2002/14)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Documents

Provisional Agenda. (E/CN.18/2002/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General on enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination. (E/CN.18/2002/2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on rehabilitation and restoration of degraded lands and the promotion of natural and planted forests. (E/CN.18/2002/3)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on national forest programmes. (E/CN.18/2002/4)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on trade and sustainable forest management. (E/CN.18/2002/5)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on combating deforestation and forest degradation. (E/CN.18/2002/6)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on progress in rehabilitation and conservation strategies for countries with low forest cover. (E/CN.18/2002/7)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on monitoring, assessment and reporting, including concepts, terminology and definitions. (E/CN.18/2002/8)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on forest conservation and protection of unique types of forests and fragile ecosystems. (E/CN.18/2002/9)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretary-General on multi-stakeholder dialogue on sustainable forest management. (E/CN.18/2002/10)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Private Non-Industrial Forest Owners Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2002/10/Add.2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Scientific and Technological Communities Discussion Paper (E/CN.18/2002/10/Add.1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note by the Secretariat on main issues for consideration at the high-level ministerial segment. (E/CN.18/2002/11)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Letter dated 18 December 2001 from the Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General submitting the report of the International Expert Meeting on Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on the Progress towards Sustainable Forest Management held in Yokohama, Japan from 5-8 November 2001. (E/CN.18/2002/12)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Note verbale dated 15 February 2002 from the Permanent mission of Ghana to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Workshop on Forests and Biological Diversity hosted by eh Government of Ghana at Accra from 28 - 30 January 2002. (E/CN.18/2002/13)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Government Lead Initiatives and Other Documents Related to UNFF2

Report of the International Expert Meeting on Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on the Progress Toward Sustainable Forest Management, 5-8 November 2001, Yokohama, Japan. (E/CN.18/2002/12)

Non-Paper on Ad Hoc Expert Groups of the United Nations Forum on Forests

Background information to facilitate discussion at the High-Level Segment of UNFF2

Report of the workshop: Forests and Biological Diversity, Accra, Ghana, 28-30 January 2002

First Session, New York, 11- 22 June 2001

Report

UNFF Report on the Organizational and First Sessions (E/2001/42/Rev.1)
(English | French | Spanish)

Documents

Provisional Agenda. (E/CN.18/2001/4)
(English | French | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General on Multi-Year Programme of Work of the United Nations Forum on Forests. (E/CN.18/2001/5)
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Report of the Secretary-General Towards the Development of the UNFF Plan of Action. (E/CN.18/2001/6/CORR.1)
(English | French | Spanish)

Note from the Secretariat on the Initiation of the UNFF's work with the CPF. (E/CN.18/2001/7)
(English | French | Spanish)

Organizational Meeting, New York, 12 February 2001

Documents

Letter dated 29 January 2001 from the Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General. (E/CN.18/2001/2)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Provisional Agenda. (E/CN.18/2001/1)
(Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish)

Informal consultations on the multi-year programme of work (MYPOW), New York, 13-16 February 2001
Informal Information and Background Notes from the Secretariat

Government Led Initiatives in Support of UNFF

Other Documents in Support of UNFF

Economic and Social Committee Resolution 2000/35
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