Documents

UNFF12

UNFF11

UNFF10

  • Report on the tenth session (E/CN.18/2013/18)
    [Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]
  • 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 ]
  • Addendum to 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)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • Report of the Secretary General on Forests and Economic development • (E/CN.18/2013/4)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
    **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)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • 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)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • Note by the Secretariat on the Multi-stakeholder dialogue • (E/CN.18/2013/7)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • 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)
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • 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 ]

UNFF9

  • Report on the ninth session • E/CN.18/2011/20
    [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]
  • 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 ]
  • Report 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 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 2010/11/03 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 ]

UNFF9 Special session

UNFF8

UNFF7

UNFF6

  • 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
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  • 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 ]
  • 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 ]

UNFF5

  • 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
  • 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 ]

UNFF4

  • 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.18/2005/INF/2) English
  • 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 Forests7-10 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 ]