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Metsä2013 Joint session of the ECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission

9 - 13 December 2013

Rovaniemi, Finland

Contact Point for the joint session: Paola Deda

The joint session of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission took place on 9-13 December 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The event was called Metsä2013, "metsä" meaning forest in Finnish. 

A second European Forest Week was organized during Metsä2013. The week focused on the contribution of forests and forest products to a green economy. The week brought together a variety of stakeholders from forest and non-forest sectors. Side and Parallel Events were organized as part of the celebrations of the European Forest Week in Rovaniemi. 

To see the preliminary programme for Metsä2013 click here and to see an overview of the week including a list of side/parallel events, please click hereFor more information, please see the Metsä2013 Handbook.

Documents

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Report of the joint session

ECE/TIM/2013/2−FO:EFC/2013/2

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Annotated Provisional Agenda for the joint session

ECE/TIM/2013/1−FO:EFC/2013/1

 

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Draft Market Statement on Forest Products in 2012 and 2013 ECE/TIM/2013/3−FO:EFC/2013/3

Country market statements

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FAO’s report on follow-up activities to the recommendations and requests of the 36th session of the Commission ECE/TIM/2013/4−FO:EFC/2013/4 

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Implementation of the new structure and modus operandi of the Working Party on the Management of Mountain Watersheds ECE/TIM/2013/5−FO:EFC/2013/5

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The New Strategic Framework for FAO ECE/TIM/2013/6−FO:EFC/2013/6

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Annex to the New Strategic Framework for FAO ECE/TIM/2013/6−FO:EFC/2013/6

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Incl. in 6

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Strategic Evaluation of FAO's Role and Work in Forestry: Management Response ECE/TIM/2013/7−FO:EFC/2013/7

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Contribution to FAO Governance - Input to the Committee on Forestry and the Regional Conferences ECE/TIM/2013/8−FO:EFC/2013/8

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Biennial evaluation plan of the Forestry and timber subprogramme for 2014-2015 ECE/TIM/2013/9−FO:EFC/2013/9

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Draft programme of work of the Forestry and timber subprogramme for 2014-2015 ECE/TIM/2013/10/Rev.1−FO:EFC/2013/10/Rev.1

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The UN Development Agenda Beyond 2015: Sustainable Development Goals ECE/TIM/2013/11−FO:EFC/2013/11

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Draft [ECE/FAO] Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy ECE/TIM/2013/12−FO:EFC/2013/12

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Draft Integrated Programme of Work 2014-17 for the Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the European Forestry Commission ECE/TIM/2013/13−FO:EFC/2013/13

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Proposed Terms of Reference for the ECE/FAO Joint Working Party and the ECE/FAO Teams of Specialists ECE/TIM/2013/14−FO:EFC/2013/14

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Review of 2013 activities and planned activities for 2014 ECE/TIM/2013/15−FO:EFC/2013/15

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List of ECE/FAO Publications for 2014-2017 ECE/TIM/2013/15/Add.1−FO:EFC/2013/15/Add.1

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Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toobox ECE/TIM/2013/16−FO:EFC/2013/16

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Voluntary Guidelines on National Forest Monitoring ECE/TIM/2013/17−FO:EFC/2013/17

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The FAO Fire Management Umbrella Programme ECE/TIM/2013/18−FO:EFC/2013/18

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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forestry ECE/TIM/2013/19−FO:EFC/2013/19

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Preparations for the XIV World Forestry Congress ECE/TIM/2013/20−FO:EFC/2013/20

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Regional input to the United Nations Forum on Forests ECE/TIM/2013/INF.1 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.1

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Review of the effectiveness of the international arrangement on forest and role of forests in the post-2015 development agenda  ECE/TIM/2013/INF.2 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.2

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Proposed list of activities from the Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy to be carried out by ECE/FAO ECE/TIM/2013/INF.3 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.3

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The State of Conservation of the World's Genetic Resources  ECE/TIM/2013/INF.4 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.4

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The Global Timber Forum 
ECE/TIM/2013/INF.5 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.5

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Forests and Food Securitiy: Follow-up to the conclusions of the International Conference ECE/TIM/2013/INF.6 - FO:EFC/2013/INF.6

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Presentations

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Official opening

Poem, Henry Cuyler Bunner

Vera Chapchikova

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300 years of scientic forestry: forests in the next 300 years

Jürgen Blaser

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Future of Russian Forests

Alexander Panfilov

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Forest Product Markets

Market discussions

European forest products market overview

Antti Koskinen

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Spotlight on Turkey's fores product markets

Ramazan Bali

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Russian Federation forest products market overview

Vladimir Styazhkin

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North American forest products market overview

Gordon Culbertson

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Engaging the private sector

Plum Creek Timber Comany, forestlands and wood products, United States

Mike Jostrom

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Quebec Wood Export Bureau, Canada

Sylvain Labbé

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European Sawmill Organization, Belgium

Kimmo Jarvinen

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European Panel Federation, wood-based panels

Isabelle Bross

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Stora Enso, wood construction, Finland

Matti Mikkola

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Architecture specializing in wood construction, France

Bernard-Yves Capelle

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The Confederation of European Paper Industries, Belgium

Bernard de Galembert         

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Domsjö Fibre - wood pulp for textiles, Sweeden

Martin Forsén

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UPM - biorefining of wood fibre, Finland

Stefan Sundman

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Measuring and communicating    
the contribution of the forest sector to a green economy

Global green economy initiative and indicatiors

Ivonne Higeuro

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The Swiss experiences in measuring and communicating sustainable development

André de Montmollin

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Measuring progress of the forest sector towards a green economy: some proposals

Christopher Prins

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European Forestry Commission Matters

Follow-up to the decisions of the 36th session

Dominique Reeb

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Activities of the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Norbert Winkler and Ekrem Yazici

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Working Party on Mountain Watersheds

Thomas Hofer

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New Strategic Framework for FAO

Eduardo Rojas-Briales

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Recommendations for the 29th session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe and 22nd session of COFO

Peter Csoka

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Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry Matters

Matters arising from the 65th session of the ECE

Paola Deda

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Matters arising from the last COFFI session

Paola Deda

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Outcome of UNFF10 and implications for the ECE region

The role of forests in the post 2015 agenda

Eduardo Rojas-Briales

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Review of the effectivness of the international arrangement on forests (IAF)

Jürgen Blaser

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Joint Committee/Commission Matters

The new EU forest strategy, blueprint for EU forest-based industry

Steve Smith and Jeremy Wall

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Development of the Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy

Arnaud Brizay

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ECE/FAO Integrated Programme of Work 2014-17

Arnaud Brizay

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Review of 2013 activities and planned activities for 2014 and list of publications

Dominique Reeb

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Communication activities for the International Day of Forests and the European Forest Week

Nina Peeva and Maria de Cristofaro

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FAO Global Activities on Sustainable Forest Management

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toobox

Thomas Hofer

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Voluntary Guidelines on National Forest Monitoring

Thomas Hofer

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The FAO Fire Management Umbrella Programme

Thomas Hofer

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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forestry

Tiina Vähänen

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The State of Conservation of the World's Genetic Resources

Christophe Besacier

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The Global Timber Forum

Tiina Vähänen

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Outcome of the International Conference on Forests for Food Security

Peter Csoka

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Preparations for the XIV World Forestry Congress

Tiina Vähänen

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Photographs

To see more photos from the meeting please visit IISD webpages.

 

Side & parallel events

In parallel to Metsä2013, more than 35 Side Events and Parallel Events were organized as part of the celebrations of the second European Forest Week at the meeting venue, Hotel Santa Claus.  

These meetings allowed partners to benefit from exchanges with delegates present in Rovaniemi and brought under the same ‘roof’ a wide range of stakeholders to discuss forest related matters.

To see an overview of the Week including the list of these events, please click here. Should you have any questions contact the Secretariat at efw-see@unece.org

Field Trips

A pre-meeting excursion took place on Monday, 9 December. Two field trips took place on Friday, 13 December. More information is provided below. 

Monday, 9 December

On Monday, 9 December, a 5 hour pre-meeting excursion was organized by the Federation of Finnish Forest Industries. 

Friday, 13 December

All METSÄ2013 participants were invited to attend field trips on the final day of METSÄ2013. Field Trip Day on December 13 consists of two exciting excursions: there will be an outdoor field trip in the morning and a factory visit in the afternoon. 

"Arctic Forestry Winter Safari”

Morning Field Trip - 13 December -  8:00-11:30

This trip took the participants to the middle of Boreal forests, where they witnessed a forest management show in the woods. They also had the chance to observe the traditional ice fishing in the arctic conditions of Lapland and enjoyed a typical Finnish outdoor lunch by the lakeside.

“Playful Wooden Manufacturing in Lapland – a visit to Lappset production facilities"

Afternoon Field Trip, 13 December - 13:30-16:00 

Lappset Group Ltd welcomed METSÄ2013 participants to visit its production facilities in Rovaniemi on Friday 13 December 2013.

 

For more information, please visit:

the UNECE and the FAO web pages

or contact: efw-see@unece.org