United Nations Forum on Forests

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Functional Commissions

On October 2000, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), in its Resolution2000/35 established the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), a subsidiary body with the main objective to promote “… the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end…” based on the Rio Declaration, the Forest Principles, Chapter 11 of Agenda 21 and the outcome of the IPF/IFF Processes and other key milestones of international forest policy.

Source: United Nations Forum on Forests

Contact information

For further information, please visit the offical United Nations Forum on Forests website.