Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Ninth Executive Committee Meeting for the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission

Chiang Mai, Thailand
3 May 2013


The Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) is one of six regional forestry commissions of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.  It was established in 1950 as a statutory body of the FAO Conference. 

The overall objective of APFC is to support the efforts of member countries in the region to develop and implement legislation, policies, plans and programmes to implement sustainable forest management.


Provisional agenda

Review of the 24th session of APFC and 2nd Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

Summary of COFO 2012 and 8th APFC Executive Committee meeting

Progress in implementing FAO- and APFC-sponsored activities

Recommendations from 24nd Session of APFC

Preparation for the 25th APFC


Information documents

Information note for participants

Tentative timetable

List of documents

List of participants

APFC Executive Committee Terms of Referrence