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new Workshop on International Arrangements on Forests beyond 2015, a Country-Led Initiative in support of UNFF | Website | Announcement | Registration Government of the People’s Republic of China, in collaboration with Austria, Canada, Germany, Switzerland and the United States of America UNFF11 Beijing, China

29-31 October 2014

CPF Organization Led Initiative (OLI) on forest financing in support of the United Nations Forum on Forests.

Presentations


Collaborative Partnership on Forests UNFF10

Rome, Italy

19 - 21 September, 2012

The Lviv Forum on Forests in a Green Economy: Actions and Challenges for the Countries of Eastern Europe and Northern and Central Asia.

Meeting website

For more information contact:
Lesya Loyko
FORZA, Agency for Sustainable Development of the Carpathian Region
Tel: +38 0312 6714 50, +38 0673101631
Email: lesya.loyko@forza.org.ua


Claudia Greco
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
Tel: +41 31 385 10 60
Email: Claudia.Greco@helvetas.org


Governments of Ukraine and Switzerland UNFF10

Lviv, Ukraine

11 - 14 September, 2012

A pathway to a green economy in the context of sustainable development: Focus on the role of markets in the promotion of sustainable forest management

Meeting website

For more information contact:
Tran Kim Long
Deputy Director General,
International Cooperation Department
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam
Tel:(+844) 38436812
Fax:(+844) 37330752
Email: longtk.htqt@mard.gov.vn

Governments of Vietnam, Finland, The Netherlands UNFF10

Hanoi, Vietnam

10 - 13 January, 2012

Announcement

Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy:
- Exchange ideas and experiences concerning the roles of forests and sustainable forest management for developing a Green Economy.

For more information:
Mr Matthias Schwoerer
Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
Tel: +49 - 228 99 529 - 3348
matthias.schwoerer@bmelv.bund.de

Mr Daniel Haas
Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development
Tel: +49 - 228 99 535 - 3756
daniel.haas@bmz.bund.de

Logistics and venue :
Herr Girnth, Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft
Tel: +49 - 228 - 68 45 3952
ktm-team2@ble.de
Government of Germany with support from Finland and Austria UNFF Bonn, Germany

4 - 7 October, 2011

Announcement || Registration Form || Tentative Program || Co-chairs summary

The International Seminar on Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management
-integrating environmental, social and economic values of forests-
Meeting website

Meeting Report
Governments of Japan and Indonesia UNFF9 Tokyo , Japan

8 - 10 March, 2011
Workshop on Forest Governance and REDD+ in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Country-Led Initiative in Support of the UN Forum on Forests

Meeting website
Governments of Mexico and Switzerland UNFF9 Oaxaca, Mexico

31 August to 3 September 2010
Major Groups-Led Initiative in Support of UN Forum on Forests: Applying Sustainable Forest Management to Poverty Reduction: Strengthening the Multi-Stakeholder Approach within the UNFF

Meeting website: www.mgi-forests.org

For more information contact:
Lambert Okrah
The Institute of Cultural Affairs International
Tel. +1 514.875.7111
E-mail: lambert@ica-international.org
UNFF Major Groups UNFF9 Accra, Ghana

26-30 July 2010
Forests for People: the role of national forest programmes and the Non-legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests; A Country-Led Initiative by the People's Republic of China in Support of the UN Forum on Forests

Meeting Website || Co-Chairs Summary Report

For more information contact:
Mr. Lu De
International Cooperation Office
State Forestry Administration, P.R. China
e-mail: lude@forestry.gov.cn

Government of the People’s Republic of China, in collaboration with Governments of Austria, Finland, and Germany

UNFF9 Guilin, China

17-20 November 2009
International Dialogue on Financing Sustainable Forest Management; a Country-Led Initiative (CLI) in Support of the UN Forum on Forests

Meeting website || Co-Chairs' Summary Report

For more information:
Mr. Henry Mac Donald
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Suriname to the UN
Tel: +1-212 826-0660
Fax: +1-212 980-7029
suriname@un.int
Governments of Suriname, The Netherlands and the United States UNFF8 Paramaribo, Suriname

8 - 12 September 2008
Workshop on Forest Governance and Decentralization in Africa, a South African-Swiss Country-Led Initiative (CLI) in Support of the UN Forum on Forests

Meeting Report
Meeting website || Flyer || Announcement

For more information:
Mr Motsamai Nkosi
Deputy Director, Bilateral and Forestry Relations
Tel: +2712 3367433
Fax: +2712 3367375 Nkosim@dwaf.gov.za

Mr Renny Madula
Deputy Director, Forestry Policy and Strategy
Tel: + 2712 3367383
Fax: +2712 3366663 madular@dwaf.gov.za
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Republic of South Africa and Federal Office for the Environment, Swiss Confederation UNFF8 Durban, South Africa

8 -11 April 2008
Australian – Swiss Region-Led Initiative (RLI) on regional input in support of the UN Forum on Forests

Meeting Report || Presentations
Agenda || Announcement || Concept Note || Thematic Outline
Background Paper:
English | French | Spanish
Australian Government, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, & Swiss Government, Federal Office for the Environment UNFF8 Geneva, Switzerland

28 - 30 January 2008

International Expert Meeting on "Multi Year Programme of Work on the UNFF: Charting the Way Forward to 2015"

Co-Chair's Summary Report:
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish
Website || Concept Paper || UNFFS Discussion Paper

Government of Indonesia

UNFF7

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

13-16 February 2007

International Expert Meeting on "Scoping for a future agreement on forests"

Meeting Report

Government of Germany

UNFF6

Berlin, Germany

16-18 November 2005

Global Initiative on Forest Landscape Restoration

Overview || Final Report

Government of UK; IUCN and WWF

UNFF5 Petropolis, Brazil
4-8 April 2005

International Expert Meeting on Innovative Financial Mechanisms: Searching for Viable Alternatives to Secure Basis for the Financial Sustainability of Forests

Report in English || Report in Spanish

Government of Costa Rica

UNFF5

San José, Costa Rica

29 March - 1 April 2005

Practical Solutions to Combat Illegal Logging: Dialogue on Best Practice for Business and Civil Society

Final Report

The Forest Dialogue, Yale University UNFF5 Hong Kong, China

8-10 March 2005

Future of the International Arrangement on Forests UNFF

Final Report

Governments of Mexico and the United States UNFF5 Guadalajara, Mexico

25-28 January 2005

Expert Meeting on Traditional Forest-related Knowledge and the Implementation of Related International Commitments

More information
Report in English || Report in Spanish

International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests

UNFF5 San José, Costa Rica

6-10 December 2004

Swedish Country Led Initiative Workshop on "Lessons Learned on Sustainable Forest Management in Africa

Concluding Workshop

AFORNET, AAS, KSLA, FAO UNFF5

Uppsala, Sweden

18-22 October 2004

Gender and Forestry: Challenges to Sustainable Livelihoods and Forestry Management

Second World Wide Symposium on Gender and Forestry

Report

Gender and Research Forestry Management (IUFRO), IUFRO-SPDC, CIFOR, ENVIROCARE, , University of Dar-es-Salaam, Kokoine University, Morogoro, College of African Wildlife Management, Hedmark University College UNFF5

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

1-10 August 2004

Decentralization, Federal Systems in Forestry and National Forest Programs (nfps)
|| Website || Report
Governments of Switzerland and Indonesia; UNFF Secretariat, Buwal, SDC, CIFOR, IC, ITTO, PROFOR, CBD, WRI, WWF, FAO
UNFF4

Interlaken, Switzerland

27-30 April 2004

Global Workshop on Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies in Support of SFM
|| Final Report || Rapport Final || Reporte Final

Governments of the Republic of Congo, Brazil, France, Italy, Norway, Senegal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America

UNFF4

Brazzaville, Congo

24-27 February 2004

Swedish Country Led Initiative Workshop on "Lessons Learned on Sustainable Forest Management in Africa" AFORNET, AAS, KSLA, FAO UNFF4

Nairobi, Kenya

9-13 February
2004

Expert Meeting on the Role of Planted Forests in Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)
|| Website || Report
Governments of Australia, Argentina, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland, UK, USA; and CIFOR, FAO, ICRAF and ITTO UNFF3

Wellington, New Zealand

24-28 March 2003

Lessons Learned in Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on Implementation of IPF/IFF Proposals for Action
|| Report
Governments of Brazil, China, Italy, Japan, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, UK, United States and FAO and the UNFF Secretariat UNFF3

Viterbo, Italy

17-20 March 2003

Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies for Mangrove Forests
|| Overview || Report
Government of Nicaragua; the Secretariats of the Cartagena (Wider Caribbean) and Antigua (Northeast Pacific) Conventions (UNEP); COCATRAM; UNFF Secretariat; ITTO; FAO and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands UNFF3

Managua, Nicaragua

3-5 March 2003

Workshop on Forests and Biological Diversity

Final Report
Arabic | Chinese | English
French | Russian | Spanish

Government of Ghana and the Netherlands; organized jointly by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Forum on Forests UNFF2

Accra, Ghana

28-30 January 2002

International Expert Meeting on Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting on the Progress towards Sustainable Forest Management

Final Report
Arabic | Chinese | English
French | Russian | Spanish

Government of Ghana and the Netherlands; organized jointly by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Forum on Forests UNFF2

Yokohama, Japan

5-8 November 2001

"International Meeting of Experts on Financing Sustainable Forest Management (Oslo Workshop)"

Meeting Report

co-sponsored by Brazil, Denmark, Malaysia, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom UNFF1

Oslo, Norway

January 2001

International Expert Meeting on “Shaping the Programme of Work for the United Nations Forum on Forests”

Final Report
Arabic | Chinese | English
French | Russian | Spanish

Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Iran, Malaysia and Nigeria UNFF1

Bonn, Germany

7 Nov - 1 Dec 2000

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