Second, an informal group led by a US delegate met to resolve the fine-grained detail on the follow up to UNFF
11, including agreement of a UNFF
There is no globally agreed interpretation of the term sustainability, nor a widely shared understanding of what SFM means (uNFF
The book will be useful reading for delegates to the UNFF
and will feature on the reading lists for university courses in forestry, environmental politics and environmental law.
However, the UNFF
is defending the traditional view of forests as national resources under the sovereign authority of states and advocates a very soft law role of a global forestry regime as disseminating information and providing data (Brown 2002).
Putera Parthama, Director General of PDASHL, KLHK; Barbara Tavora-Jainchill, Forest Affairs Officer, UNFF
Secretariat; and Dr.
It is pertinent to mention that in 2000, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) established the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF
) with the main objective to promote the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end.
During his keynote address to the UNFF
11, the minister said, Integration of forests planning in the overall development architecture is vital to sustainable socio-economic development.
In preparation for key UNFF
meetings in 2015; American Forests and our partners will continue to provide input on the country's existing international commitments on forests, both legally binding and non-legally binding, in order to raise the visibility of forest issues globally, as well as to improve efficiencies and strengthen stakeholder engagement.
MARD (2005) Vietnam National Report to Fifth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF
Therefore, the IPBES-2 is decided to be held in Turkey," Turkish Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroy-lu said in a written statement, adding that Turkey takes pride in hosting two big international meetings, first is UNFF
(The United Nations Forum on Forests) and the second is IPBES, this year.
in 1997 and into UNFF
(United Nations Forum on Forests) in 2000, with
The author also addresses major players such as the World Bank, UNFF
, UNFCCC, and WB, and offers recommendations for reforms in global forest governance and other international forest agencies.