30th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)

“Sustainable Forests for a Sustainable Future”

02/10/2023 - 06/10/2023


The Hyatt Regency Sydney Hotel.

Purpose of APFC


To advise on the formulation of forest policy and to review and coordinate its implementation on the regional scale; to exchange information and advise on suitable practices and action in regard to technical problems, and to make appropriate recommendations in relation to the foregoing. 

Session documents



Rules of Procedure

Adopted at the Fifth Session (1960) and amended at the Sixth (1962), Tenth (1977) and Twenty-second (2008) Sessions. 



Open to all Member Nations and Associate Members of FAO, whose territories are situated wholly or partly in the Asia-Pacific Region as defined by the Organization, or who are responsible for the international relations of any non-self-governing territory in that Region. Membership comprises such eligible Nations as have notified the Director-General of their desire to be considered as Members. 

The 30th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission will be hosted by the Australian Government:






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For general inquiries, confirmation of attendance and any other matter, kindly contact:

[email protected]

Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikoff
Secretary of the Commission
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Kallaya Meechantra
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific