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Contact Alex McCusker for more information.  The Working Party is to provide guidance and exchange views on issues of forest statistics and other elements of the ECE/FAO Joint Work Programme.  Delegates represent ECE/FAO member states as well as NGOs.

Kindly note that the provisional agenda has been modified to move item 5c (guidance of Outlook Work Area) from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning while items 5d-e (Guidance of Social/Cultural and Policy/Cross-Sectoral Work Areas) have been moved from Thursday morning to Wednesday afternoon.  This is in order to bring the Outlook item closer to the Friday meeting of the Team of Specialists.

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9ReportPDFPDFPDF

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Provisional Agenda

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2Outcome of the Timber Committee and the European Forestry Commission Joint Session and Implications for the Working PartyDOC
3Information on the Strategic Review
4Strategic Review 2013: Results of Team of Specialists Internal Evaluations (prepared by Team  leader on basis of replies from Team members)
 4.1Team of Specialists on Sustainable Forest ProductsDOC
 4.2Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest ManagementDOCX
 4.3Team of Specialists on Outlook StudiesDOC
 4.4Joint Expert Network to Implement Sustainable Forest Management
 4.5Team of Specialists on Forest Fires (revised March 20)PDF
 4.6Team of Specialists on  Forest Policy in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia1

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 4.7Forest Communicators NetworkDOC
5aGuidance of Work Area 1 - Markets and Statistics
 5a.1Review and Plans: MarketsDOC
 5a.2Review and Plans: StatisticsDOC
 5a.3Review and Plans: Wood EnergyDOC
Serbia TCP Conclusions (draft)PDF
 5a.4Annual Report of Team of Specialists on Sustainable Forest Products
5bGuidance of Work Area 2 - Forest Resources Assessment
 5b.1Review and Plans: Forest Resources Assessment (document updated March 14)DOC
Annex 1 - FAO Global FRA Developments (document updated March 15)DOC
 5b.2Annual Report of Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest ManagementDOC
5cGuidance of Work Area 3 - Forest Sector Outlook Studies
 5c.1Review and Plans: Forest Sector Outlook StudiesDOC
 5c.2Annual Report of Team of Specialists on Outlook StudiesDOC
5dGuidance of Work Area 4 - Social and Cultural
 5d.1Review and Plans: Social and CulturalDOC
 5d.2Annual Report of Joint Expert Network to Implement Sustainable Forest ManagementDOC
5eGuidance of Work Area 5 - Policy and Cross-Sectoral
 5e.1Review and Plans: Policy and Cross-SectoralDOC
 5e.2Annual Report of Team of Specialists on Forest FiresPDF
 5e.3Annual Report of Team of Specialists on Forest Policy in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central AsiaPDF
 5e.4Annual Report of Forest Communicators NetworkDOC
6Recent Trends in Forest Economics
6.1Draft Outline for paper on Forests and Economic DevelopmentPDF
6.2Charles McKetta, speaker on Forest Economics  - CV PDF
7Other Business
8Election of Officers

1. No summary of the evaluations was available.

ItemTitleByFileAudio (E/R)
2Outcome of the Timber Committee and the European Forestry Commission Joint Session and Implications for the Working PartyPaola Deda, Chief, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
3Strategic ReviewDominique Reeb, Deputy Chief, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
4 - Team of Specialists' Self-Evaluation for the Strategic Review
Sustainable Forest ProductsBranko Glavonjic, University of Belgrade, SerbiaPDF
Monitoring Sustainable Forest ManagementKari Korhonen, METLA, FinlandPDF
Outlook StudiesJeff Prestemon, US Forest Service, United StatesPDF
Joint Expert NetworkChristian Salvignol, Centre Forestier de la region PACA FrancePDF
Forest FireSergiy Zibtsev, University of Life and Environmental Science, UkrainePDF
Forest Policy in EECCAAnatoly Petrov, All-Russian Institute of Continuous Education and Training in Forestry, Russian FederationPDF
Forest Communicators NetworkFlorian Kraxner, IIASAPDF
5 - Guidance of Work Areas
Work Area 1 - MarketsMatthew Fonseca, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
Work Area 1 - StatisticsAlex McCusker, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
Work Area 1 - Wood EnergyDavid Ellul, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
Annual Report of ToS on Sustainable Forest ProductsBranko GlavonjicPDF
Work Area 2 - Forest ResourcesRoman Michalak, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
Work Area 3 - Forest Sector Outlook Studies OverviewDavid EllulPDFMP3
Work Area 3 - EFSOSMart-Jan Schelhaas, Alterra, NetherlandsPDFMP3
Work Area 3 - North American Outlook StudyJeff PrestemonPDFMP3
Work Area 4 - Social and CulturalArnaud Brizay, Forestry and Timber SectionPDF
Work Area 5 - Policy and Cross-SectoralPaola DedaPDF
Work Area 5 - Annual Report of the ToSFlorian Kraxner PDF
6Local Impact Analyses in the Context
of US Forest Economics Evolution
Charles McKetta, Forest Econ Inc., United StatesPDFMP3
Forest and EconomyKit Prins, Consultant, GenevaPDFMP3

The audio file is in the language of the speaker (usually English) on the left channel and the interpretation into Russian on the right channel.

Additional Information

Photos courtesy A. McCusker and A. Zesiger.

Photos courtesy A. McCusker and A. Zesiger.