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11th Session of the UN Forum on Forests

4-15 May 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York

Highlights for Friday, 15 May 2015

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A view of the room during closing plenary

On Friday, 15 May, UNFF11 convened for its final day of negotiations. After convening in a brief morning plenary session, delegates then resumed their discussions in Working Group 2. The working group discussions continued throughout the day.

Closing plenary resumed at 6:50 pm, where the draft resolution text was circulated to delegations for their consideration. The draft resolution was adopted at 7:23 pm, with the draft report being adopted shortly thereafter.

Following closing statements, UNFF11 Chair Noël Messone closed the meeting at 7:47 pm.

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Working Group / Contact Group

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A view of the dais during Working Group 2

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Delegates consult informally in a small group

Closing Plenary

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The dais during plenary

Applauding the adoption of the resolution

Manoel Sobral Filho, UNFF Director

Moncef Khane

Moncef Khane, UNFF11 Secretary

Heikki Granholm

Heikki Granholm, UNFF11 Rapporteur

Noël Messone

UNFF11 Chair Noël Messone gaveled
the meeting to a close at 7:47 pm.

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