Past sessions

Documentation related to past Working Party sessions can be sought through the on-line catalogue of the David Lubin Memorial Library

XXIV Session Crakow, Poland 2004

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

Chairman and vice chairmen Peter Greminger (Switzerland), Antoine Hurand (France), Edward Pierzgalski (Poland)
FAO Secretary Douglas Mc Guire
Member countries Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Belarus, Ukraine
Other participating countries, observers Tunisia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, IUFRO, University of British Columbia
Notes IUFRO symposium 8 October
Study tour 11 September: visit to the Tatra National Park looking at natural hazards, water and forest management

24th Working Party session final report 

XXIII Davos, Switzerland, 16-18 September 2002

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

Chairman and vice chairmen Josef Krecek (Czech Republic), Peter Greminger (Switzerland), Antoine Hurand (France)
FAO Secretary Douglas Mc Guire
Member countries Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Other participating countries, observers Canada, Japan, USA, EOMF, IUCN
Notes Study tour 18 September: risk management excursion
Study tour 19 September: examples of avalanche and torrent control in Switzerland

23rd Working Party session final report 

XXII Toulouse, France, 12-16 September 2000

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

Chairman and vice chairmen Einar Beheim (Norway), Josef Krecek (Czech Republic), Peter Greminger (Switzerland)
FAO Secretary Douglas Mc Guire
Member countries Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Other participating countries, observers Japan, EOMF, IUFRO, UN University
Notes Study tour 15 September: Commune of Cauterets (Hautes-Pyrénées), Resort of La Mongie (Hautes-Pyrénées)
Study tour 16 September: Commune of Bagnères de Luchon (Haute-Garonne)

XXI Marienbad, Czech Republic, 6-11 Octobre 1998

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Göttle (D), Beheim (N)
FAO Secretary Mc Guire
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, the United Kingdom, Switzerland
Other participating countries, observators The Russian Federation, Japan, Nepal, Peru, Venezuela, Morocco, IUFRO, United Nations University
Notes IUFRO symposium 8 October
Study tour 10-11 October: rivers, lakes and forests destroyed by mineral and industrial pollution

XX Lillehammer, Norway, 1-9 July 1996

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice-presidents Rojo-Serrano (E), Krecek (Tch.), Göttle (D)
FAO Secretary Kunkle
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic
Other participating countries, observators Chile, Venezuela, China, Republic of Corea, India, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Maroc, Tunisia, IUFRO
Notes Session 1-5 July
IUFRO symposium 3 July
Study tour 6-9 July to mountain glaciers of the South

XIX Jaca, Spain, 4-15 June 1994

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice-presidents Saillet (F), Rojo-Serrano (E), Kraus (D)
FAO Secretary Michaelsen
Member countries Germany, Autria, Spain, France, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic
Other participating countries, observators Japan, IUFRO
Notes Session 4-8 July
IUFRO Symposium 6 July
Study tour 11-14 July to Aragon, Val d'Aran, Nqvarre amd Guadalajara

XVIII Bavière, Oberstdorf, Germany, 15-26 June 1992

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Farelli (I), Prôbstle (D), Rojo-Serrano (E)
FAO Secretary Michaelsen
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Other participating countries, observators China, Japan, Guinea, IUFRO
Notes Session 15-19 June
IUFRO Symposium 16 June
Study tour 22-26 June to the Bavarian Alps

XVII Vicenza, Italy, 7-15 March 1990

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Gra (CH), Fatorelli (I)
FAO Secretary Michaelsen
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Israel, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Other participating countries, observators Haiti, Venezuela, Kenya, Madagascar, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, IUFRO
Notes Session 7-10 March
IUFRO Symposium 8 March
Study tour 12-15 March to the valley of Tage, Dolomites and Trentin

XVI Aix en Provence, France, 12-24 June 1988

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Kronfellner-Kraus (A), De Crécy (F), Graf (CH)
FAO Secretary Michaelsen
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Burundi, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Morocco, Ruanda, Haiti, Mexico, Venezuela, Japan, URSS, IUFRO
Notes Session 14-18 June
IUFRO-FAO symposium 15 June
Study tour 20-24 June to the Alps of the South

XV Tyrol, Innsbruck, Austria, 23 September - 4 October 1986

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Kronfellner-Kraus (A), Djorovic (Youg.)
FAO Secretary Michaelsen
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Israel, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Cape Verde, Colombia, Ethiopia, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Nepal, Venezuela, CEPAL-ONU, IUFRO
Notes Session 23-27 September
FAO-IUFRO symposium 24 September
Sutdy tour 29 September - 4 October in Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper Austria, Burgenland

XIV Andalucia, Torremolinos, Spain, 1-11 October 1984

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Puglisi (I), Lopez Cadenas (E), Kronfellner-Kraus(A),
FAO Secretary Botero
Member countries Germany, Autria, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators 9 countries from Africa, 6 countries from Middle East, 5 countries from Asia, 9 countries from Latin America, UNESCO, IUFRO
Notes Session 1-5 October
FAO-IUFRO symposium 2 October
Study tour 6-11 October to Malaga, Grenade-Almeria

XIII Palerm, Italy, 27 September - 9 October 1982

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Puglisi (I) Lopez-Cadenas (E)
FAO Secretary Botero
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Israel, Italie, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Tunisia, IUFRO, UNEP/PNUE (Kenya)
Notes Session 27 September - 1 October
FAO-IUFRO symposium 30 September
Study tour to Sicily 3-9 October

XII Rome, Italy, 18-27 September 1978

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Munteanu (RO), Puglisi (I), Lichtenbahn (CH)
FAO Secretary Botero
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Romania, Romania, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Argentina, Cape Verde, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Madagascar, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Somalia, Thailand, Tunisia, USA, UNESCO, World Bank
Notes Session at FAO headquarters 18-22 September
Study tour to Basilicate, southern Italy, 23-27 September

XI Ankara, Turkey, 3-14 June 1974

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Munteanu (RO), Puglisi (I), Lichtenbahn (CH)
FAO Secretary Kunkle
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators IUFRO, UNESCO
Notes Session 3-8 June in Ankara
Study tour 9-13 June to the coast from Ankara to Antalia

X Oslo, Norway, 1-11 August 1972

Theme: Management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Munteanu (RO), Puglisi (I), Lichtenbahn (CH)
FAO Secretary Eren
Member countries Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, Yogoslavia
Other participating countries, observators -
Notes Study tour in the centern and eastern parts of Norway

IX Bayern, Munich, Germany, 1-14 June 1970

Theme: Correction of torrents, fight against avalanches and management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Messines (F), Margaropoulos (GR), Munteanu (RO)
FAO Secretary Eren
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, Yogoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Morocco, IUFRO
Notes Session 1-3 June
4-5 June seminaire for future orientation of the working party
Study tour 7-13 June

VIII Brasov, Romania, 11-21 September 1967

Theme: Correction of torrents, fight against avalanches and management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Messines (F), Margaropoulos (GR)
FAO Secretary Eren
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, Yogoslavia
Other participating countries, observators -
Notes Session 11-14 September
Study tour 15-21 September to the central Carpathian mountains and east (Moldavia)

VII Athens, Greece, 31 August - 10 September 1964

Theme: Correction of torrents, fight against avalanches and management of mountain watersheds

President and vice presidents Messines (F), Weber (A)
FAO Secretary Eren
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observators Service de l'aéronautique météorologique italienne
Notes Session 31 August - 3 September
Study tour 4-9 September to central Greece and Peloponnesos

VI Italy, 1962

Theme: Correction of torrents, fight against avalanches and management of mountain watersheds

V Saragosse, Spain, 3-12 October 1960

Theme: Correction of torrents and fight against avalanches

President and vice presidents Messines (F) Weber (A)
FAO Secretary François
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Yogoslavia
Other participating countries, observaters Morocco, IUFRO, WMO (World Meteorological Organization)
Notes Study tour to the Spanish Pyrenees from Saragossa to Barcelone.

IV Vorarlberg, Bregenz, Austria, 9-21 September 1958

Theme: Correction of torrents and fight against avalanches

President and vice presidents Messines (F), Weber (A)
FAO Secretary François
Member countries Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observaters -
Notes Study tour to Vorarlberg, Tyrol, Salzbourg and Carinthie

III 1956

II Davos, Switzerland, 27 June - 7 July 1954

Theme: Correction of torrents and fight against avalanches

President and vice presidents Messines (F), Schlatter (CH)
FAO Secretary François
Member countries Germany, Ausria, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
Other participating countries, observaters International Red Cross
Notes Dominating: avalanches, forests
Institut fédéral du Weissflussjoch Grisons, Tessin, Valais

I Nice, France, 28 June - 7 July 1952

Theme: Correction of torrents and fight against avalanches

Presidente y vicepresidentesMessines (F), Schlatter (CH)
Secretario FAOFrançois
Países miembrosAlemania, Austria, España, Francia, Italia, Reino Unido, Suiza, Turquía, Yugoslavia
Otros países partecipantes, observatoresMorocco, Iran
Nota Viaje de estudios a los Alpes franceses

   
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