UNFFUnited Nations Forum on Forests
UNFFUganda National Farmers Federation (est. 1992)
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He further added that Pakistan recognize that UNFF is the only universal and intergovernmental forum on forests which assists in promoting policy coordination and cooperation for sustainable management of all types of forests.
He pinpointed that the achievements of the global objectives of forests adopted by the UNFF and non Legally binding Instrument on all types of forests will not be possible without adequate means of implementation.
The UNFF 11 session was also addressed by representatives from South Africa, Germany, Guinea, Zambia, Congo, Madagascar, Czech Republic, Malaysia,china, Slovokia, Norway, Sweden, Argentina, Phillipines, Japan, Nicaragua, Veneuzvela, Indonesia, Turkey, France, Parguay, Thailand, India, Papua New Guinea.
UNFF was established in October 2000 under a resolution of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).
UNFF was established in October 2000 under a resolution of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), The Forum has universal membership and is composed of all member states of the United Nations.
brought together 14 international organizations to support the UNFF in
We launched the UNFF Forest Heroes Awards for the International Year of Forests 2011 to identify and honour the countless individuals around the world who are dedicating their lives to nurturing forests in quiet and heroic ways.
1999) and subsequent UNFF Intersessional Experts Meeting on the Role of Planted Forests in Sustainable Forest Management in New Zealand 2003 (Anon.
Planted forests can make positive contributions towards meeting the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals, CBD, UNCCD, UNFCCC, UNFF and other legal and non-legally binding instruments.
Proposals for action at the UNFF session evolved from meetings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests from 1995 to 1997 and the Intergovernmental Forum on Forests from 1997 to 2000, both under the auspices of the U.
An open letter to governments was circulated on the last day of the UNFF by the Finnish Environmental Groups which stated that there is no control system for GM pollen flowing with the wind or seeds transported by birds, and that this "breaks with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety," the first international law to control the transportation of Living Modified Organisms across national borders.