Forestry and Timber
We work with countries of our region as well as forest stakeholders—from forest owners, to businesses, to environmental NGOs—to address challenges related to sustainable forest management. We do this through organizing meetings to agree upon action to be taken, gathering of experts on specific challenges, events to raise awareness on specific forest-related issues, and by compiling and analysing data and sharing this knowledge through publications and other communication material.
Forests in the ECE Region
The UNECE and FAO study is the contribution of the ECE Region to the Eleventh Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests. Using the best available data, it examines progress of the forest sector in the ECE Region towards the achievement of the four Global Objectives on Forests, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. On the basis of this assessment as well as the forest sector outlooks and policy commitments by ECE member States, thirteen major challenges for the forest sector in the region are identified and analysed. The study provides policy recommendations for consideration in the discussions by UNFF.
During UNFF 11 the UNECE and FAO hosted a Joint Event on
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
13:15 - 14:45
Conference Room 2, UN Headquarters
Trends and Challenges in Achieving the Global Objectives on Forests. This UNECE/FAO study is the contribution of the ECE Region to the Eleventh Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests.
UNDA Project on Sustainable Forest Management for Greener Economies in the Caucasus and Central Asia
Устойчивое управление лесами для «зеленой» экономики на Кавказе и в Центральной Азии