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State of European forests and forestry, 1999

(This review is based on a synthesis document prepared by the secretariat, and reviewed by the European Forestry Commission at its session in Lahti (Finland) in October 1998. The source of information for the synthesis was the documentation provided by countries to the Lisbon Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe, including both national reports and the quantitative data provided by the ECE/FAO secretariat as indicators of sustainable forest management. It takes into account comments received from the delegations after the Lahti meeting and was approved for publication by the Executive Committee of the EFC in May 1999.