ACPWP97 THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY - INDIA

April 1997

FO: ACPWP 97/2


ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PAPER AND WOOD PRODUCTS

THIRTY-EIGHTH SESSION

Rome, 23 - 25 April 1997

FAO COUNCIL RESOLUTION

BROADENING THE MANDATE OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PULP AND PAPER AND ABOLITION OF THE COMMITTEE ON WOOD-BASED PANEL PRODUCTS

 


THE COUNCIL,

Recalling that, pursuant to Conference Resolution 30/59, the Director-General established, under Article VI.2 of the Constitution, an Advisory Committee on Pulp and Paper,

Recalling that, pursuant to Council Resolution 3/43 of 1964, the Director-General established, under Article VI.2 of the Constitution, a Committee on Wood-Based Panel Products

Noting that the Committee on Forestry recommended, at its 12th Session, the expansion of work of the Advisory Committee on Pulp and Paper into other forest product areas,

Decides to expand the terms of reference of the Advisory Committee on Pulp and Paper to include panel products and sawnwood;

Further decides to change the title of the Advisory Committee on Pulp and Paper to Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products (ACPWP);

Further decides that the Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products shall consist of not less than 15 and not more than 25 leading experts, familiar with problems of forest industries, designated by the Director-General, serving in their personal capacity and at their own expense, reflecting broadly the interests of producer and consumer countries and representative of the several regions.

Further decides to abolish the Committee on Wood-Based Panel Products.

 


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