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ITTO Executive Director attends First APEC Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Forestry in Beijing, China

6-8 September 2011

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ED ZeMeka addresses the meeting. Photo: Li Qiang/ITTO

Mr. Emmanuel Ze Meka, the Executive Director of ITTO, attended the First APEC Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Forestry which was held in Beijing, China on 6-8 September 2011. He made a keynote presentation for the session of “Strengthening forest governance and management to promote multiple function of forest for green growth”. Ministers from theAsia-Pacific region and representatives of relevant international organizations joined this conference. Chinese President Mr. Hu Jintao participated in the opening ceremony and providedopening remarks.