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UNFF11 – Day 3

UNFF11 – Day 3

UN Headquarters, New York
May 6, 2015

The third day of the eleventh session of the United Nation Forum on Forests commenced with an informal plenary on the 2 topics of the Working Groups:

  1. the draft Ministerial Declaration (Item 8)
  2. the draft resolution on the IAF beyond 2015 (items 3, 4, 4, 6, 7 and 9)

Following the introduction of the drafts, the meetings of the plenary was suspended to enable consultation and coordination of countries with their respective groups on the drafts.

The side events on the second day were organised by:

  1. India – Bamboo: A change agent for livelihood and climate change
  2. The Center for International Forestry Research, the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations and the World Agroforestry Center (CIFOR-IUFRO-ICRAF) – A science policy interface on forestry to support the International Arrangement on Forests beyond 2015
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – Strengthening finance for Sustainable Forests Management: the role of National Forest Funds