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11th Session of the UN Forum on Forests

4-15 May 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York

Highlights for Wednesday, 6 May 2015

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UN Headquarters Complex

A view of the UN headquarters complex on an overcast Wednesday

On Wednesday, 6 May, UNFF11 reconvened for its third day of deliberations. Morning plenary convened to introduce the zero drafts of the ministerial declaration and the resolution on the IAF beyond 2015. Plenary was then adjourned until Thursday, 7 May, to allow delegations time for consultations.

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Dais Shot

L-R: Hossein Moeini-Meybodi, UNFF Secretariat, UNFF Director Manoel Sobral Filho,
UNFF11 Chair Noël Messone, and UNFF11 Secretary Moncef Khane.

Hossein Moeini-Meybodi

Hossein Moeini-Meybodi,
UNFF Secretariat

Noël Messone

UNFF11 Chair Noël Messone, Gabon

Moncef Khane

Moncef Khane, UNFF11 Secretary

Room Shot

A view of the room during plenary

Side Events

Bamboo Side Event

India organized a lunchtime side event on "Bamboo: A change agent for livelihood and climate change."

National Forest Funds Event

FAO organized a side event on strengthening finance for SFM through National Forest Funds.


CIFOR, IUFRO and ICRAF organized a side event on a Science-Policy Interaction Platform on Forests.

Press Briefing

Press Briefing

UN-DESA held a press conference to launch the publication Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition.
L-R: Manoel Sobral Filho, UNFF Director; Bhaskar Vira, Chair, Expert Panel on Forests and Food Security;
and Alexander Buck, Executive Director, IUFRO

Around UNFF11

Secretariat/Bureau Huddle

ENB's Dorothy Nyingi and Kate Louw working in the café

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