05 Jul 2006

Venue: International Environment House II (7-9 ch. de Balexert)

Organization: Geneva Environment Network


Welcome by Frits Schlingemann, Director and Regional Representative for Europe, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Introduction by the moderator, Franz Xaver Perrez, Head, Global Affairs Section, International Affairs Division, Federal Office for the Environment of the Swiss Confederation

Presentations by the panel members:

  • Pekka Patosaari, Director, United Nations Forum on Forests, New York
  • Amha bin Buang, Assistant Director, International Tropical Timber Organization, Yokohama
  • Wulf Killmann, Director, Forest Products and Economics Division, FAO, Rome

Presentations by the discussants:

  • Christopher F.L. Prins, Chief, Timber Section, UN Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva
  • Jürgen Blaser, Intercooperation, Bern

Discussion with panelists and participants & wrap-up by moderator