Seventeenth Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO)
15-19 March 2005 | Rome, Italy
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Saturday, 19 March
On the final day of COFO17, the Committee heard from Patrick Durst, FAO, on the forest sector's contribution of to post-tsunami reconstruction and rehabilitation (COFO 2005/9), and engaged in a short discussion on this issue.
The Committee then adopted the report of the session and scheduled the next COFO session for 12-16 March 2007 to be held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The meeting was gaveled to a close at 12h10.
From left: José Antonio Prado, FAO, Wulf Killmann, FAO, Hosny El-Lakany, FAO, Co-Chair David Rhodes, Douglass Kneeland, FAO, Amb. Zohrab Malek, Armenia and Michael Martin, FAO
Co-Chair David Rhodes, New Zealand, lead discussion of final report
Frank Wolter, Luxembourg, for the EU approved the draft report
Patrick Durst, FAO, reviewed efforts in post-tsunami rehabilitation
Egypt congratulates Chair of the Drafting Committee
Norway Supports approval of draft final report
Linda Mossop-Rousseau, South Africa, discusses draft report
Arturo Oliva Herrera, Honduras
José Antonio Prado, FAO
Wulf Killmann, FAO
Closure of the Session
Hosny El-Lakany, FAO (center), thanks participants for suggestion for strengthening post-tsuname rehabilitation efforts
Rome from the rooftop
seventh floor of the FAO building
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