ACPWP97 AGENDA

March 1997

ACPWP 97/1

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PAPER AND WOOD PRODUCTS

THIRTY-EIGHTH SESSION

Rome, 23 - 25 April 1997

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

  1. Opening of the session and welcoming address
  2. Adoption of the Provisional Agenda
  3. The role of ACPWP and introduction of members
  4. Country reports - Oral presentations by:
    1. Finland
    2. Chile
    3. New Zealand
    4. China
  5. Forestry highlights and forest industry:
    1. Outcome of the Committe on Forestry (COFO 1997)
    2. FAO's State of the World's Forests
    3. Outcome of the 1st World Conference on Finance and Marketing for the Pulp and Paper Industries, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 7-9 April 1997
  6. The socio-economic role of the forest industry
    1. Example from a developed country
    2. Example from a developing country
    3. Discussions
  7. Update on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) and Certification
    1. Progress achieved world-wide and FAO's contribution
    2. Example from a developed country
    3. Two examples from developing countries
    4. Discussions
  8. The Global Fibre Supply Study (GFSS)
  9. World Forestry Congress
  10. Date and Place of the 39th Session of ACPWP
  11. Any other business
  12. Winding-up and recommendations by the Advisory Committee for the 1997-98 Programme