World Rainforest Movement

United Nations Forum on Forests

The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) is an intergovernmental policy forum, established in 2000, which promotes “management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end”. Although being a UN body specifically discussing the issue of forests, other UN initiatives have gained relatively much more attention when it comes to the international discussion on forests, such as the UNFCCC (REDD discussion) and the CBD (biodiversity and forests).

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  • The IPF and IFF Proposals For Action

    Posted on August 6, 2002

    This document provides a list of all Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF) and the Intergovernmental Forum on Forests (IFF) proposals for action, consolidated for easy access, and identifies the main actors, that share the...

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  • Resulting documents, processes and follow-up mechanism of RIO 92

    Posted on December 27, 2000

    Official documents adopted by more than 178 Governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) – the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3 to 14 June 1992:     Documents Agenda 21...

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