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Annex 5: Selected references relevant to the strategy

This list of references includes those international organizations, institutions or programmes involved in the international fire arena that are mentioned in the document. Other key information sources are provided as well.

Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE) (OCHA/UNEP)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Bi-spectral Infrared Detection (BIRD) satellite mission of the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)

Canadian Forest Service (CFS)

Comité Technique International du Feu (CTIF – International Technical Committee for the Prevention and Extinction of Fire/International Association of Fire and Rescue Services)

Commission for Agricultural Meteorology (CagM) (WMO)

Community-based fire management (CBFiM)

Council of Europe (CoE)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Earth Observing System – Data and Information System (EOS-DIS)

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)

Environmental Emergencies Partnership (EEP)

Eurasian Fire in Nature Conservation Network (EFNCN)

European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Open Partial Agreement (EUR-OPA)

European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO)

FAO Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP)

Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)

Global Environment Centre (GEC)

Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)

Global Fire Partnership (GFP)

Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) (FAO)

Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD – a project of GTOS, sponsored by IGOS)

Global Wildland Fire Network (GWFN) (UN-ISDR)

Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

Incident Command System (ICS)

Institute for Environment and Human Security (EHS) (UNU)

International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF)

International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA)

International Forest Fire News (IFFN)

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)

International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC)

Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS)

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO) (OCHA)

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)

OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Platform for the Promotion of Early Warning (PPEW)

Space Technology and Disaster Management (STDM) (UNOOSA)

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Unexploded ordnance (UXO)

United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO – founded 1971; since 1998 OCHA)

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

United Nations International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR – 1990s; since 2000 UN-ISDR)

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) (UNITAR) – implemented in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Project Services)

United Nations Register of Military, Civil Defence and Civil Protection Assets (MCDA)

United Nations University (UNU)

Wildland Fire Advisory Group (WFAG) (UN-ISDR)

World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR)

World Conservation Union (IUCN ) (formerly International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

World Weather Research Programme (WWRP)

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

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