ACPWP97 AGENDA
April 1997 FO: ACPWP 97/1

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PAPER AND WOOD PRODUCTS

THIRTY-EIGHTH SESSION

Rome, 23 - 25 April 1997

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. The State of the Industry - Oral presentations by:
    1. Finland
    2. New Zealand
    3. Poland
    4. Brazil

  5. Forestry highlights and forest industry:
    1. Outcome of the 13th Session 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. An example from a developed country - Sweden
    2. An example from a developing country - Congo
    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: Forests and forestry in Canada
    3. Example from a developed country: An American approach
    4. An example from a developing country - Ghana
    5. Discussions

  8. The Global Fibre Supply Study (GFSS)

  9. Role of ACPWP in tha international forest policy dialogue.
    What mechanisms should be developed for achieving this


  10. XI World Forestry Congress

  11. Winding-up and reccomendations by the Advisory Committee for the 1997-98 Programme

  12. Date and Place of the 39th Session of ACPWP

  13. Any other business


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