19-Nov-2007

UNFF 1

national forest programmes


UNFF 1:

Decision 1/2 Multi-year programme of work

A. Structure

6. Also decides that the following common items will be addressed at each of the sessions of the Forum: multi-stakeholder dialogues; enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination, inter alia, with the Collaborative Partnership on Forests; country experiences and lessons learned; emerging issues relevant to country implementation; inter-sessional work; monitoring, assessment and reporting; implementation of the Plan of Action; promoting public participation; national forest programmes; trade; and enabling environment;

E/2001/42 (Part II)

E/CN.18/2001/3 (Part II)

Table 1

Structure of sessions of the United Nations Forum on Forests Means of implementation: finance; transfer of environmentally sound technologies; capacity-building Common items for each session: multi-stakeholder dialogue; enhanced cooperation and policy and programme coordination, inter alia, with the Collaborative Partnership on Forests; count ry experiences and lessons learned; emerging issues relevant to country implementation; inter-sessional work; monitoring, assessment, and reporting; implementation of the Plan of Action; promoting public participation; national forest programmes; trade; enabling environment.

Activities at the national level

8. Countries will develop or strengthen, as appropriate, national forest programmes, as defined in the IPF/IFF proposals for action, or other integrated programmes relevant to forests, with the aim of achieving an holistic and comprehensive approach to sustainable forest management.

Activities of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests and its members

Elements

15. The following 16 elements are an important tool for the implementation of the IPF/IFF proposals for action: (a) Formulation and implementation of national forest programmes;

You can find the full text of UNFF 1 at http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/unffdocs/ecn182001-3_2.pdf