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Teams of Specialists

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE

 

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION

TEAM OF SPECIALISTS ON BEST PRACTICES IN FOREST CONTRACTING

MANDATE:

- Revise the contents of the manual “Good Practices for Forest Service Providers”

- Identify and describe additional case studies of Best Practice to be included in the manual

- Develop guidelines based on the manual

- Develop training material for the implementation of the guidelines

- Organise a seminar on good practices in contract work in forestry

TEAM LEADER: Edgar Kastenholz (Germany)

MEMBERSHIP: United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, France, Sweden, Ireland and others

 

TEAM OF SPECIALISTS ON GENDER AND FORESTRY

MANDATE:

- Launch case studies into specific aspects of gender and forestry, including family-owned forests

- Review relevant data.

- Disseminate information about national experiences, in particular success measures and good practices.

- Develop criteria and indicators to reflect gender aspects in sustainable forest management.

- Organize follow-up meeting to the seminar in Portugal focusing on gender in forestry. It should be used as an opportunity to monitor change in gender balance and equal opportunities.

- Promote national networks of women in forestry.