UNFF12 – 1st meeting

On 14 March 2016, the Economic and Social Council decided to authorize the holding of the first meeting of the twelfth session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF12) in UNHQ, New York on 25 April 2016, for the sole purpose of electing the officers of the session (UNFF12 Bureau), in accordance with rule 15 of the rules of procedures of the functional commissions of the Council.

Further details on the UNFF12 first meeting are available in the Information Note prepared for the meeting.

Further information on the venue and timing of the meeting will be announced in the Journal of the United Nations in due course.

The substantive meetings of UNFF12 will be held in 2017, as previously scheduled, and in accordance with ECOSOC resolution 2015/33