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MG Focal Points for UNFF at work during MGI Nepal 2015

UNFF Major Groups Focal Points

The UNFF facilitates a Major Group focal point system with focal points from each of the Major Groups identified by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED):

  • Business and Industry
  • Children and Youth
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Scientific and Technological Communities
  • Farmers and Small Forest Landowners
  • Women
  • Forest Workers and Trade Unions

 

Below you can find the contact information for the focal points of each Major Group:

Business and Industry

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Matthew Reddy
Director, Forest Solutions Group
Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugene-Rigot 2,
Case Postale 246, Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 839 31 57
Email: reddy@wbcsd.org

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Uta Jungermann
Manager, Forest Solutions Group
Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugene-Rigot 2,
Case Postale 246, Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 839 31 02
Email: jungermann@wbcsd.org

Children and Youth

International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA)
Anna Stemberger
University of British Columbia, Room 2609
Forest Sciences Center 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4
Canada
E-mail: annastem.ifsa@gmail.com

UNFF MG Children & Youth Facebook page
Olivia Sanchez Badini
The University of British Columbia
Forest Sciences Center, 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4
Canada
E-mail: olivia.ifsa@gmail.com

Indigenous Peoples

International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests
Mr. Hubertus Samangun
Regional coordinator (Bahasa region)
Jalan Setia Kawan Raya No. 39 – 41
Jakarta Pusat 10140, Indonesia
Tel: +62 21 632 7559
Fax: + 62 21 632 6425
E-mail: hsamangun@yahoo.com

Local Authorities

Networks are in discussion regarding their focal point.

Non-Governmental Organisations

Friends of Siberian Forests
Dr . Andrei Laletin
PO Box 26779
Krasnoyarsk-36, 660036 Russia
Tel: +7 3912 498404
Fax: +7 3912 498404
Email: laletin3@yahoo.com

Major Groups Partnership on Forests
Mr. Lambert Okrah
85 Albert Street, suite 1510
Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 6A4,
Canada
Tel +1-613-236-4763
Email: lambert@mgp-forests.org

Scientific and Technological Community

Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions
Mr. Sim Heok-Choh
c/o Forest Research Institute Malaysia,
Kepong, 52109 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fax: +60 3 6277 3249
Email: simhc@frim.gov.my

Forestry Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA)
Mr. Joseph Cobbinah
University Box 63, Kumasi,
Tel: +233-24440560; +233-5160646; +233-5161378
Fax: +233-5160121
Email: jrcobbinah@yahoo.co.ukjcobbinah@csir-forig.org.gh

Farmers and Small Forest Landowners

International Family Forestry Alliance
Mr. Peter De Marsh,
12 Zionville Rd
E6C 1Y3, Taymouth, New Brunswick
Canada
E-mail: grandpic@nbnet.nb.ca

Global Alliance of Community Forestry (GACF)
Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN)
Mr. Ghan Shyam Pandey, Chairperson
GPO Box No. 8219, Purano Baneshwor,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4485263
Fax: +977 1 4485262
Email: pandeygs2002@yahoo.com

Forest Workers and Trade Unions

Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI)
Jin Sook Lee
Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI)
Global Migration, Gender and Campaign Director
54 route des Acacias, Carouge 1227, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 827 3784
Email: jinsook.lee@bwint.org