International Year of Forests, 2011

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    Key Forest Related events in 2010/ 2011

    2010

    October 4 - 8
    Twentieth Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO)
    FAO
    Rome, Italy

    October 11 - 15
    Fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 5)
    CBD Secretariat
    Nagoya, Japan



    November 29 - December 10
    Sixteenth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Sixth Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol
    UNFCCC Secretariat
    Cancun, Mexico

    December 18-19
    Closing of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 - transition to International Year of Forests 2011
    CBD Secretariat and UNFF Secretariat
    Kanazawa, Japan

    December 13 - 18
    46th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees
    ITTO
    Yokohama, Japan

    2011

    January 24 - 4 February
    Ninth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests / Launch of the International Year of Forests 2011
    UNFF Secretariat
    UNHQ, New York

    January 21 - 30
    International Green Week national awareness campaign launch
    Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Germany
    Berlin, Germany

    February 2
    World Wetlands Day
    Ramsar Convention

    February 21 - 25
    26th Session of the UNEP Governing Council Global Ministerial Environment Forum
    UNEP
    Nairobi, Kenya

    March 7 - 8
    2nd PrepCom for UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
    Division for Sustainable Development
    UNHQ, New York

    March 12
    China Tree Planting Day
    Beijing, China

    March 22
    World Water Day
    April
    Bulgaria Professional Holiday of Foresters
    Bulgaria

    April 22
    Earth Day

    May 2-13
    CSD 19 - Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
    Division for Sustainable Development
    UNHQ, New York

    May 9 - 10
    World Migratory Bird Day

    May 16-27
    Tenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
    PFII Secretariat
    UNHQ, New York

    May 22
    International Day for Biological Diversity: Biodiversity and Forests
    CBD Secretariat

    June 05
    World Environment Day
    UNEP

    June 14 - 16
    6th Forest Europe Ministerial Conference (Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe)
    Forest Europe
    Oslo, Norway

    June 17
    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
    UNCCD Secretariat

    June 26 - Jul 1
    Tree Biotechnology 2011 - From genomes to integration and delivery
    IUFRO
    Bahia, Brazil

    July
    UN Economic and Social Council
    ECOSOC Secretariat
    UNHQ, New York

    August 09
    International Day of the World's Indigenous People
    PFII Secretariat

    September
    66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
    UNHQ, New York

    September
    Global Forest Conference for Children Environment Online
    (ENO)
    Joensuu, Finland

    October 1 - November 1
    Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference
    UNECE
    Astana, Kazakhstan

    October 10-21
    UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) COP 10
    UNCCD Secretariat
    Changwon City, Republic of South Korea

    October
    Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
    CBD Secretariat

    October 16
    World Food Day
    FAO
    Worldwide

    November
    European Union Forest Directors - General Meeting
    Poland

    November
    Regional Conference on Forests
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    November 28 - December 9
    17th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 17) and seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 7)
    UNFCCC Secretariat
    Johannesburg, South Africa

    December 11
    International Mountain Day
    FAO
    Poland

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