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17 November
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Forty-fifth Session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC-45) & Associated Sessions of the Committees

9-14 November 2009 | Yokohama, Japan

The unsung heroes of international relations: ITTC45 interpreters during a morning session of the Committee on Finance and Administration
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Highlights for Thursday, November 12 2009
On Thursday, the forty-fifth session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) entered its fourth day of discussions in Yokohama, Japan. In the morning, Producer and Consumer Groups met in separate caucus meetings, followed by parallel sessions of the Committees on Finance and Administration and on Reforestation and Forest Management. In the afternoon, the Committees on Economic Information and Market Intelligence and Forest Industry met to discuss policy work. Throughout the day, an open-ended contact group met to discuss Biennial Work Programme for 2010-2011.

Hwan Ok Ma, ITTO Secretariat


The Committee on Finance and Administration discussed how to pay for the additional costs associated with holding the next Council session in Guatemala

Johann Goldammer, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg


Jennifer Conje (US)
Photos provided by the ITTO Secretariat

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Related Links

ITTO resource
ITTC-45 General Information and Supporting Documents

General resources
The Convention on Biological Diversity: Programme on Forests
FAO Forestry
United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests

IISD RS resources
IISD RS coverage of Eighth session of the UNFF, 20 April - 1 May 2009, UN Headquarters, New York, US
IISD RS coverage of Nineteenth session of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Forestry, 16-20 March 2009, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy
IISD RS coverage of ITTC-44,
3-8 November 2008, Yokohama, Japan
IISD RS coverage of ITTC-43, 5-10 November 2007, Yokohama, Japan

IISD RS coverage of ITTC-42, 7-12 May 2007, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
IISD RS archive of forestry meetings
Global forest policy backgrounder
Forests-L - A news and announcement list on forest policy issues
Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
Climate Change Policy & Practice - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
African Regional Coverage

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