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MGI Nepal 2015 Participants; Group Photo After the Opening Ceremony

Workshop Outputs

Final report of the Major Group-led Initiative in support of UNFF

March 2-6, 2015, Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
MGI 2015 Final Report



Presented to the press by Lambert Okrah, President, MGPoF: 6th March, 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal
Communiqué on a Major Groups Workshop Developing Recommendations for UNFF-11

Case studies and presentations

Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF); Achievements, lessons and vision for the future Mr. Jeffrey Campbell, FAO

Case study 1: The institutional framework of an independent UN institution: The case of ITTO – Mr. Steven Johnson, ITTO
Case study 2: Institutional Framework of an ECOSOC institution: The case of UNFF – Mr. Mafa Evaristus Chipeta, Resource Person
Case study 3: Targeting international funding mechanisms towards funding sustainable forest management – Mr. Prajual Karki, MGPoF
Case study 4: The institutional arrangement between an NGO focal organization and a UN body: The case of Climate Action Network (CAN) and UNFCCC – Mr. Christian Holz, Resource Person
Case study 5: Strengthening the mechanisms of Major Groups’ engagement with UN Bodies towards sustainable forest management – Mr. Lambert Okrah, MGPoF

Recommended reading

  1. Institutional Framework of the UN ECOSOC: the Case of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) – Mafa E. Chipeta
  2. The Institutional Arrangement Between an NGO Focal Organization and a UN Body – The Case of Climate Action Network International and the UNFCCC – Christian Holz
  3. Institutional Framework of an Independent UN Institution: The Case of the International Tropical Timber Organization – Ms. Jan McAlpine
  4. Independent Assessment of the International Arrangement on Forests (IAF) – page 69 -81
  5. Advance unedited report of the second meeting of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on the International Arrangement on Forests (AHEG2)
  6. Discussion papers submitted by major groups on strengthening public participation at the United Nations for sustainable development