World Rainforest Movement




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Bulletin Issue 22 – April 1999

OUR VIEWPOINT

  • Two different IFF intersessionals
    Two different IFF intersessionals

    The Intergovernmental Forum on Forests will be meeting from 3-14 May in Geneva to continue working on the implementation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests’ proposals for action and on
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LOCAL STRUGGLES AND NEWS

GENERAL

  • The Penang Declaration: 10 years later
    The Penang Declaration: 10 years later

    Ten years ago, the World Rainforest Movement met in Malaysia and issued the Penang Declaration. Much of what it stated was at the time original thinking and challenged the “received
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  • Certification debate in Europe: PEFC vs. FSC
    Certification debate in Europe: PEFC vs. FSC

    The Pan European Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC) was presented on April 20 at a seminar in Wuerzburg Germany. The scheme, set up by forest owners and part of forestry industries,
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  • WRM Activities
    WRM Activities

    On April 7th we endorsed a letter signed by a number of international civil society organizations and addressed to the World Trade Organization’s Third Ministerial Conference to be held next
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