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Forty-seventh Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-47) and Associated Sessions of the Committees

14-19 November 2011 | Antigua Guatemala


Highlights for Saturday, 19 November 2011

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Chair Bilé Joachim Allogho bringing the 47th Session of ITTC to a close at 1:27 pm.

ITTC-47

On Saturday, the Forty-seventh session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) concluded its discussions in Antigua, Guatemala. In the morning, Producer and Consumer groups met in separate caucus meetings, followed by a brief meeting of the Committee on Finance and Administration (CFA). The CFA adopted its report, having come to a tentative agreement on the revised draft administrative budget for 2012 late on Friday night, with an increase of 3.95% over the budget for 2011.

In the afternoon, the Council convened to adopt three decisions, including on: the approval of projects, pre-projects and activities; the ITTO Biennial Work Programme for 2012-13, and the ITTO Action Plan. The Producer group nominated Makoto Ozawa (Japan) as the Council Chair, and the Consumer group nominated Jose Trinidad Suazo Bulnes (Honduras) as Vice-Chair for 2012. Both were approved by acclamation. After brief closing statements, Chair Bilé gaveled the meeting to a close at 1:27 pm.


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Committee on Finance and Administration

CFA Panel making edits
Pearl Jules, Suriname
Patrick Wylie, Canada

(L-R): Collins Ahadome, ITTO Secretariat; Charas Mayura, ITTO Secretariat; Agus Sarsito, CFA Chair, Indonesia; Pearl Jules, Suriname; Japan; Mahboob Hasan, ITTO Secretariat; Maiko Suzuki, ITTO Secretariat; Simon Kawaguchi, ITTO Secretariat

Closing Council Session

Collins Ahadome, ITTO Secretariat; José Trinidad, Honduras; Makoto Ozawa, Vice-Chair; Bilé Joachim Allogho, Chair; Emmanuel Ze Meka, ITTO Executive Director; Mahboob Hasan, ITTO Secretariat

Panel members in discussion
Bilé Joachim Allogho tapping the gavel
Closing Council Session Panel


Neria Andin, the Philippines
Samuel Ebia Ndongo, Cameroon
Abdul Rahman Abdul Rahim, Malaysia
Carolina Costellini, Brazil

Ellen Shaw, US
Antoine Ndongou, Gabon
Victor Lopez Illescas, Ut'Z Che
Julio Baldomero, The Agro-forestry Coordinating Association of Indigenous Peoples and Farmers of Central America (ACICAFOC)

José Trinidad, Honduras
Enzo Barattini, EU
Bin Che Yeom Freezailah, Malaysia
Emilio-Garcia, Calmecac

Mario Rafael Rodriguez Palma, Guatemala;
Josué Morales, Instituto Nacional de Bosques (INAB);
Ogden Antonio Rodas Camas, Guatemala
Moses Wogben, Liberia

Closing Council Session Panel

Makoto Ozawa presenting framed gavel to Bilé Joachim Allogho

Around the Conference

Coffee break prior to Closing Council Session

Congratulations to all participants
ITTO Secretariat with the ENB team

Katharina Kuehmayer, Austria
Victoire Eheth Nee Ongmanong and Samuel Ebia Ndongo, Cameroon
Panel members and interpreters

G. Garvoie Kardoh and Moses Wogbeh, Liberia; Emmanuel Ze
Meka
, ITTO Executive Director; Bernard Nah-Tieh Bropleh, Liberia
Shinichi Amada, Yoshiko Horiguchi, Koji Hattori,
and Shigeto Ikeda, Delegates from Japan

ITTO Secretariat and Organizers

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IISD Meeting Coverage
*Summary of the Meeting
*Highlights on Saturday, 19 November, 2011
*Highlights on Friday, 18 November, 2011
*Highlights on Thursday, 17 November, 2011
*Highlights on Wednesday, 16 November, 2011
*Highlights on Tuesday, 15 November, 2011
*Highlights on Monday, 14 November, 2011

ITTO resources
*ITTC-47 website
*ITTC-47 general information and supporting documents
*Provisional schedule of meetings
*Report of the 46th ITTC session

General resources
*The Collaborative Partnership on Forests
*The Convention on Biological Diversity: Programme on Forests
*UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Platform on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries
*UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Forestry
*UN Forum on Forests
*International Union of Forest Research Organizations Expert Panel Report on the International Forest Regime

IISD RS resources
*IISD RS coverage of the Ninth Session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF9), 24 January - 4 February 2011, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
*IISD RS coverage of the Forty-sixth Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-46) and Associated Sessions of the Committees, 13-18 December 2010, Yokohama, Japan
*IISD RS coverage of the Cancún Climate Change Conference, 29 November - 10 December 2010, Cancún, Mexico
*IISD RS coverage of the Twentieth Session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO 2010) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 4-8 October 2010, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy
*IISD RS coverage of the Forty-fifth Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-45) and Associated Sessions of the Committees, 9-14 November 2009, Yokohama, Japan
*IISD RS coverage of the Eighth Session of the UN Forum on Forests, 20 April - 1 May 2009, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
*IISD RS coverage of the Forty-fourth Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and Associated Sessions of the Committees, 3-8 November 2008, Yokohama, Japan
*IISD RS coverage of the Forty-third Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and Associated Sessions of the Committees, 5-10 November 2007, Yokohama, Japan
*IISD RS archive of forest-related meetings
*Global forest policy backgrounder
*Forests-L - A mailing list for news on forest policy
*Climate Change Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing Global Climate Change Policy
*Biodiversity Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing International Biodiversity Policy
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*SIDS Policy and Practice - A Knowledgebase on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage
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