The fiftieth session of the International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC) and the associated sessions of its four Committees will be held from 3-8 November 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. The Council will discuss, inter alia: enhancing cooperation between the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES); the ITTO Biennial Work Programme 2015-2016; the implementation of the ITTO Thematic Programmes; developments regarding forests under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); and the ITTO/Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Collaborative Initiative to Conserve Tropical Forests.
The forty-eighth sessions of the Committee on Economics, Statistics and Markets and the Committee on Reforestation and Forest Management, and the twenty-ninth session of the Committee on Finance and Administration, will also meet during the week, to discuss their work programmes and review implementation of projects and pre-projects.
A view of Yokohama
Funding for coverage of these meetings has been provided by ITTO
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