UNFF Secretariat

The United Nations Forum on Forests is serviced by a compact Secretariat, which is responsible for logistic preparations for UNFF-related meetings, timely preparation and dissemination of documents, as well as servicing meetings of the UNFF and its Bureau. The Secretariat also serves as the Secretariat for the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, and facilitates UNFF inter-sessional activities, such as expert group meetings and country-led initiatives.

Officer-in-Charge, UNFF Secretariat

Mr. Alexander Trepelkov is Officer-in-Charge of the UN Forum on Forests Secretariat (UNFFS), which is the focal point for intergovernmental support, policy analysis and capacity development on all issues related to sustainable forest management and financing.

In 2010-2018, he was Director of the Financing for Development Office, where he worked since 2000. His previous work in UN DESA was in the areas of Macro- and Micro-economic and Social Policy Analysis and Public Administration and Finance. Prior to joining the UN Secretariat in 1989, Mr. Trepelkov was employed for 12 years in the Russian diplomatic service.

UNFF Contact Information

United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Two United Nations Plaza, DC2-2301
New York, NY 10017, USA

Tel: +1 212 963 3401
Fax: +1 917 367 3186
Email: unff@un.org