Daily highlights from the Committee on Forestry

FAO headquarters, Rome

A daily online report from COFO 2012 was published each day during the meeting, featuring highlight events, speakers, interviews, videos and images.

Webcasting from COFO


Monday 24 September   0930-1030  

Opening session of the 21st Committee on Forestry

Webcasts: English l French l Spanish l Arabic l Chinese l Russian l Floor

Tuesday 25 September   1430-1600  

Launch of the Russian Federation Forest Sector Outlook Study  to 2030

This report presents an objective and independent expert evaluation of the current state of the forest sector in the Russian Federation and possible alternatives for its development to the year 2030. It aims to increase the openness, transparency and investment attractiveness of the Russian forest sector.

Webcasts:  Russian l English l Floor

Thursday 27 September   1100-1130  

Announcement of the winner of the CPF Wangari Maathai Award

This USD20,000 award is given by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) in recognition of outstanding contributions made by an individual to preserve, restore and sustainably manage forests and to communicate the key role forests play in rural livelihoods and the environment across generations. The award honours the life and work of late Kenyan and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Wangari Muta Maathai, on the first anniversary of her death in 2011.

Webcasts: English l French l Spanish l Arabic l Chinese l Russian

The CPF is an international consortium of 14 organizations, secretariats and institutions working on international forest issues.

last updated:  Wednesday, June 5, 2013