United Nations Forum on Forests Open-ended ad hoc expert group on the consideration of the content of the non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests

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11 December 2006
12 December 2006
13 December 2006
14 December 2006
15 December & Summary
Dailies & Summary
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11-15 December 2006
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Daily highlights:
Monday, 11 Dec - Tuesday, 12 Dec - Wednesday, 13 Dec - Thursday, 14 Dec - Friday, 15 Dec
Highlights from Friday, 15 December
 

On Friday, 15 December, the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) open-ended ad hoc expert group (AHEG) on the consideration of the content of the non-legally binding instrument (NLBI) on all types of forests concluded its work at UN Headquarters in New York. Delegates completed a first reading of the draft composite text of the NLBI, focusing on, inter alia, monitoring, assessment and reporting, adoption/subscription, and working modalities. Delegates adopted the meeting report, and Chair Hoogeveen gaveled the meeting to a close at 4:43 pm.

 
 
Pekka Patosaari, Director, UNFF Secretariat, UNFF Chair Hans Hoogeveen, and Jorge Illueca, UNFF Secretariat
 
 
Members of the Brazilian delegation
 
 
Dutch delegates Patrick V. Verkooijen, UNFF Chair Hoogeveen and Rene Lifeber (left), and Christian Maquiera, Chile (right)
 
 
Melanie Ashton, ENB, Pierre Andipatin, Youth focal point for forests, and Reem Hajjar, ENB (left) and McCarhty Oyebo, Nigeria, speaking for the African Group (right)
 

Taina Veltheim, Finland, speaking for the EU (left) and Peter Wood, ENB, with Barbara Ruis, UNEP (right)
 
 

 

Daily highlights:
Monday, 11 Dec - Tuesday, 12 Dec - Wednesday, 13 Dec - Thursday, 14 Dec - Friday, 15 Dec
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Links to IISD RS coverage

IISD RS coverage of the Sixth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-6), 13-24 February 2006, United Nations Headquarters, New York
IISD RS coverage of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-5), 16-27 May 2005, United Nations Headquarters, New York
IISD RS coverage of the Fourth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-4), 3–14 May 2004, Geneva, Switzerland
IISD RS coverage of the Third Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-3), 26 May - 6 June 2003, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
IISD RS coverage of the Second Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-2), 4-15 March 2002, United Nations Headquarters, New York
IISD RS coverage of the first session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF-1), 11-23 June 2001, United Nations Headquarters, New York
United Nations Forum on Forests Ad Hoc Expert Group on Consideration with a View to Recommending the Parameters of a Mandate for Developing a Legal Framework on All Types of Forests (AHEG-PARAM), 7-10 September 2004, United Nations Headquarters, New York
IISD RS coverage of the Country-Led Initiative in Support of the United Nations Forum on Forests: Scoping for a Future Agreement on Forests, 16-18 November 2005, Berlin, Germany
IISD RS "Linkages" forests, desertification and land issues page, including a brief introduction to global forest policy
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