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North American Forest Commission (NAFC) (FO-720)

Title North American Forest Commission (NAFC)
Code FO-720
Sessions and documents

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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI.1


Established by the Conference at its Tenth Session (1959, Resolution 27/59).

Rules of Procedure

Adopted at the First Session (1961) and amended at the Ninth and Eighteenth Sessions (1996).


Category Cat. 1

To advise on the formulation of forest policy and to review and coordinate its implementation at the regional level; to exchange information and, generally through special Subsidiary Bodies, advise on suitable practices and action with regard to technical problems, and to make appropriate recommendations in relation to the foregoing.

Number of Members 3
List of Members
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • United States of America
Languages English and Spanish
Document symbol FO:NAFC
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per biennium
Division Office of the Assistant Director-General - Forestry Department
Contact information/email

[email protected]

Web site

North American Forest Commission

First Session July 1961
Pattern of sessions 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016