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THIRD SESSION OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL
FORUM ON FORESTS

Geneva, 3-14 May 1999

 

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Briefing for Wednesday, 05 May

Working Group 1 held discussions on forest research, promoting and facilitating implementation of the IPF proposals for action, forest-related work of international and regional organizations and monitoring progress in implementation of the IPF proposals for action. Working Group 2 met briefly in the morning to address assessment, monitoring and rehabilitation of forest cover in environmentally critical areas. Following this session, contact groups on trade and environment and the transfer of ESTs began deliberations in earnest.


Photos and RealAudio from Wednesday, 05 May


A Chinese delegate at work in the working group.

Contact group meeting on Trade and Environment.

 

L.S. Botero, Forest Programmes Coordinator, FAO, makes an intervention.

Don Wijaywardana, Chair, in discussion in The Contact Group on Trade and Environment.
  file:///C%7C/WINDOWS/Skrivbord/IFF%20-%203/Real%20Audio The US stresses its commitrment to the IFF

Secretary of the forum, Jaime Hurtubia, responds to a question concerning the forum to address and minimize potential sources of conflict associated with high levels of deforestation

 
Contact group on the transfer of environmentally sustainable technologies - Chinese delegate Bin Wu and colleague.
EU delegate participating in the Contact group on the transfer of environmentally sound technologies.
Japanese delegates at the Contact group on the transfer of environmentally sound technologies.
EU delegate participating in the Contact group on Trade and Environment.

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