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United Nations Conference for the Negotiation of a Successor Agreement to the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994, 4th part


16–27 January 2006 | Geneva, Switzerland
 

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Highlights from Thursday, 26 January 2006

The UN Conference on the Negotiation of the Successor Agreement to the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994 (ITTA, 1994), Fourth Part has managed to achieve consensus on all but one remaining issue. During the morning, Producer and Consumer Groups caucused in adjacent rooms, then met in an intense afternoon contact group session. Following a brief break, President Paranhos moved to a smaller meeting with key Producer and Consumer delegates in an attempt to break an impasse on the Administrative Account.

 

During the morning, Producer and Consumer Groups caucused in adjacent rooms.

 
Katharina Kuehmayer, Austria, and Daniel Birchmeier, Switzerland, discussed results of the morning's closed consumer caucus
William McPherson, ENB writer, providing critical reading material to WGII Chair JŘrgen Blaser (left), Enzo Barattini, European Commission (right), and Aulikki Kauppila, Finland (right)
 

Delegation from Ghana during an informal consultation

Delegation from China

 

Enzo Barattini, European Commission (left) and Aulikki Kauppila, Finland consult with WGII Chair JŘrgen Blaser

Miyano Michiko, Japan, and Hoda S. Rashed, Egypt

 

From left to right: Simone Meira Dias, Brazil, Ricardo Velez-Benedetti, Colombia, Francisco Javier Mejia, Honduras, Juan Carlos Gonzalez, Venezuela, and RubÚn Dario Guerrero Useda, Colombia

 

Producer and Consumer Groups met in an intensive closed-door afternoon contact group session.

 
 

Delegates during a break in Contact Group discussions of the Article on the Administrative Account

 
 
 
 

Around ITTA-4

Malaysian delegation during a break

Indian delegation requesting today's ENB Bulletin from William McPherson, ENB writer (right)

 
 

Morning reading of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin

 
Jacques Borel, Switzerland

Ryszard Jacoby, Poland

Hideo Fukushima, Japan
 

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