Report of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission

 

RAP Publication: 2008/06
FO: APFC/2008/REP

REPORT of the 
ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTRY COMMISSION
Hanoi, Viet Nam
21-25 April 2008

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, 2008


PREVIOUS SESSIONS OF THE COMMISSION

First sessionBangkok, Thailand 9-17 October 1950
Second sessionSingapore/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1-13 December 1952
Third sessionTokyo, Japan9-21 April 1955
Fourth sessionBandung, Indonesia8-12 June 1957
Fifth sessionNew Delhi, India 12-18 February 1960
Sixth sessionHong Kong 12-17 September 1962
Seventh sessionRotorua, New Zealand22 September-2 October 1964
Eighth sessionSeoul, Korea (Rep. of)1-8 May 1969
Ninth sessionCanberra, Australia20-28 September 1973
Tenth sessionKathmandu, Nepal 6-10 June 1977
Eleventh sessionSuva, Fiji 6-10 April 1981
Twelfth sessionBangkok, Thailand 19-23 March 1984
Thirteenth sessionBeijing, China30 March-3 April 1987
Fourteenth sessionManila, Philippines12-16 March 1990
Fifteenth sessionColombo, Sri Lanka9-13 August 1993
Sixteenth sessionYangon, Myanmar 15-20 January 1996

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

For additional copies of this publication, please write to: Senior Forestry Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Maliwan Mansion, Phra Atit Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

ISBN 978-92-5-106004-9

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS

INTRODUCTION

ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

FORESTRY IN A CHANGING WORLD

SPECIAL SESSION: SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF FORESTS AND FORESTRY

FAO/APFC ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION

SPECIAL SESSION: FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

SPECIAL SESSION: TRADE, FOREST LAW COMPLIANCE AND GOVERNANCE

CHANGING ROLES OF FORESTRY AGENCIES

INFORMATION ITEMS

REGIONAL ISSUES IDENTIFIED BY THE COMMISSION FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE COMMITTEE ON FORESTRY

OTHER BUSINESS

DATE AND PLACE OF THE NEXT SESSION

ADOPTION OF THE REPORT

CLOSING

 

APPENDIX A - AGENDA 13

APPENDIX B - LIST OF PARTICIPANTS 14

APPENDIX C - LIST OF DOCUMENTS 43