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First informal meeting to discuss the possible negotiation of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe

31 October - 1 November 2019

Salle VII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

At its 106th meeting on 8 July 2019, the UNECE Executive Committee (EXCOM) considered a letter from the Deputy Prime Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic, Ms. Gabriela Matečná, transmitting the Ministerial Decision on Resuming the Negotiations of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forest in Europe developed under the Forest Europe process.

EXCOM took note of the information provided and requested the Secretariat to organize informal consultations to consider the matter further.  In response to this request, the Secretariat is pleased to announce that the first informal meeting to discuss the possible negotiation of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe will take place on 31 October - 1 November 2019 in room VII at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva.

Contact: Mr. Florian Steierer, Economic Affairs Officer

Information DocumentsEN
Provisional agendaPDF
Information note 1PDF
Information note 2PDF
 
ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 106th meeting, Informal document No. 2019/29 PDF

 

 

 

Delegates requiring an entry badge are kindly asked to register at: https://uncdb.unece.org/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=feyo0o

Please register at your earliest convenience, and allow enough time for visa application and processing. If you do not have a registration account yet, you will need to create a new one. Should your e-mail address already exist in the UNECE contact database, your details will be automatically retrieved. 

Deadline for registration: 28 October 2019. 

Attention is drawn to the need for many participants to obtain a visa for entry into Switzerland. Participants requiring entry visas must obtain these from the Swiss Consulate or the competent Diplomatic Mission in their country before leaving for Switzerland. Participants who need visas are strongly advised to apply as early as possible.

Information on the requirements for entry in Switzerland can be found here

Find more practical information about your arrival here.