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.
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.
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.
2004), FAO (Rametsteiner and Whiteman 2014) and UNFF (Agrawal et al.
on forest fires, storm, drought, insect outbreaks;ii) support EU policy processes, international reporting obligations, forest administration and forest planning entities with new methodologies and EU-wide consistent forest information;iii) make innovative use of existing field-collected data and EC space-based applications of EO and satellite positioning systems with reference to INSPIRE and GEOSS, and global monitoring systems such as REDD+, FLEGT and UNFF.
The Council recalls the declaration by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN-ECE) adopted in September 2001 with a view to the World Summit on Sustainable Development, which emphasises the need to give fresh impetus to the sustainable management, conservation and exploitation of all types of forest, notably in the context of the UNFF action plan and of conventions concerning forests, notably the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the Convention on Desertification.
The UNFF Forest Instrument (4)--the only international instrument on all types of forests to date--features the need to reverse the decline in forestry ODA as one of the four Global Objectives on Forests, alongside reducing deforestation, enhancing multiple benefits of forests and increasing protected areas.