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The following is a list of ITTO-sponsored (or co-sponsored) events, workshops & other meetings. Click on the meeting titles below to access detailed descriptions, available documents and outcomes.
 


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Forum on Integrated fire management in the tropical forest of Panama –activity under ITTO project PD 441/07 Rev.2 (F)

25-26 July 2016, Santiago de Veraguas, Panama

Division of Reforestation and Forest Management, ITTO
rfm@itto.int
Panama’s Ministry of Environment
Ms. Matilde Barrios
mbarrios@miambiente.gob.pa

The 53rd Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Sessions of the Associated Committees

27 November to 2 December 2017, Lima, Peru

Gerhard Dieterle
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

Tokyo International Conference on the Forest Governance Initiative

24–26 October 2017, Tokyo, Japan

tic.forest-governance2017@tohmatsu.co.jp

Photo exhibition: The bounty of tropical forest, its inhabitants and us

20 September to 9 October 2017, Yokohama Central Library, Yokohama, Japan

itto@itto.int

ITTO at YOKE's Global Seminar for Youth

25 August 2017, Yokohama, Japan

chikyu@yoke.or.jp

ITTO Second Regional Workshop on ITTO Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests

8 – 12 May 2017, City of Cotonou, Republic of Benin

Polycarpe MASUPA-KAMBALE: masupa@itto.int

International Conference on Sustainable Mangrove Ecosystems: Managing a vital resource for achieving the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

18-21 April 2017, Bali, Indonesia

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

International workshop on tree species in CITES

7–9 February 2016, La Antigua, Guatemala

ishii@itto.int

ITTO-CBD-BirdLife International side event at CBD COP13

8 December 2016, Cancun, Mexico

Takeshi Goto
Assistant Director of Reforestation and Forest Management, ITTO
goto@itto.int

ITTO-FFPRI Side event at UNFCCC COP 22, “Enabling results-based payments for REDD+ in tropical forests”

17 November 2016, Marrakesh, Morocco

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

ITTO booth at the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum

16 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco

Dr. Hwan OK Ma
e-mail: ma@itto.int

52nd Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

7-12 November 2016, Yokohama, Japan

Mr. Steven Johnson
Officer-in-Charge, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

2016 ITTO Annual Market Discussion, “Free Trade Agreements - Challenges and Opportunities for the Tropical Timber Trade”

9 November 2016, Yokohama, Japan

ti@itto.int

ITTO and CITES: collaboration to sustain tropical tree species. Side event at CITES CoP 17

3 October 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mr. Steven Johnson
Officer-in-Charge, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

Caribbean Workshop on Forest Products Statistics jointly organized by ITTO, FAO and CABI

12-14 April 2016, St Augustine, in Trinidad and Tobago

ITTO
Jean-Christophe Claudon

itto-stats@itto.int

Regional Conference on Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Forests of Greater Mekong Sub-region

23-25 March 2016, Siem Reap, Cambodia

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

Third Asia-Pacific Forestry Week: ITTO and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will lead Thematic Stream 1, “Pathways to Prosperity: Future Trade and Markets”

22-26 February 2016 Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines

ITTO
Mr. Li Qiang
Systems-Market Analyst
e-mail: li@itto.int

WRI
Tina Schneider
Associate, Forest Program
e-mail: tschneider@wri.org

Regional workshop to exchange experiences and lessons learned on industrial and trade development of tropical timber and timber products in Africa (PD 700/13 Rev. 2 (I), phase 1, stage 1).

24-26 February 2016, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Tetra YANUARIADI
Projects Manager, ITTO
Email: tetra@itto.int

Marcellin NZIENGUI
ITTO Regional Officer for Africa
Email: nziengui@itto.int

2016 International Seminar for Climate Change and Forests: The Future of REDD+ and FREL/FRL for Post-2020 Framework

28 January 2016, Tokyo, Japan

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

International Workshop on REDD+, Community Forestry and Women

15-16 December 2015, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

Forest Department of Myanmar
Dr. Thaung Naing Oo
Director
Forest Research Institute, Yezin
Forest Department, Myanmar
e-mail: tnoo71@gmail.com

ITTO exhibition booth at UNFCCC COP 21

30 November - 11 December 2015, Paris-Le Bourget

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

ITTO bamboo project at the Indonesian Pavilion in UNFCCC COP 21 - Smart cities and green industry session

10 December 2015, Indonesian Pavillion at Paris-Le Bourget, France

ITTO
Dr. Tetra Yanuariadi
Projects Manager, Trade and Industry Division
tetra@itto.int

Ms. Desy Ekawati
Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia (FORDA)
Project Coordinator PD 600/11 Rev.1 (I)
desyahputra@yahoo.com

Assessing the ITTO Guidelines for restoration of tropical forests (session at the Global Landscapes Forum 2015)

6 December 2015, Hall Maillot, Palais des Congrès, Paris, France 17:30-18:15 hrs.

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

ITTO exhibition booth at 2015 Global Landscapes Forum

6 December 2015, Paris-Le Bourget Thematic Pavillion D "Nature and Climate Change"

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

REDD+ within INDCs: Governance lessons learnt from community forest management in tropics (side event at UNFCCC COP 21)

1 December 2015, Paris-Le Bourget, France

ITTO
Hwan-ok Ma
Projects Manager, Forest Management Division
ITTO
ma@itto.int

51st Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

16–21 November 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mr Emmanuel Ze Meka
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

ITTO side event at the 2015 International Wildfire Conference: “Putting a Brake on Wildfire”

15 October 2015, Pyeongchang, Gangwon, Republic of Korea

John Leigh
ITTO
E-mail: leigh@itto.int

ITTO booth at AFoCo Forest Week

13-14 October 2015, Goyang City, Republic of Korea

sato@itto.int

ITTO side events at the XIV World Forestry Congress

7-11 September 2015, Durban, South Africa

Asia-Pacific regional workshop on the ITTO voluntary guidelines for the SFM of natural tropical forests

17-20 August 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Further information: ma@itto.int

International Symposium to Combat Illegal Logging and Associated Trade

12 June 2015, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

Takeshi Goto
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: goto@itto.int

ITTO-CITES Asian regional workshop on management of wild and planted agarwood taxa

19-23 January 2015, Guwahati, Assam State, India

ishii@itto.int

International Workshop on REDD+ and Sustainable Land use Management in Myanmar

16-18 December 2014, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Hwan Ok Ma
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ma@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

ITTO at UNFCCC COP 20: ITTO, APFNet and AIDER booth

1-12 December 2014, Lima, Peru

leigh@itto.int and
smolero@aider.com.pe

Latin American Workshop on Forestry Education

8-10 December 2014, Lima, Peru

leigh@itto.int and
jmalleux@gmail.com

ITTO at UNFCCC COP 20: ITTO, JICA and JAXA joint side event on Japan’s cooperation towards forest conservation in Peru

5 December 2014, Lima, Peru

ma@itto.int and
Goseki.Kazuhiro@jica.go.jp

ITTO at UNFCCC COP 20: ITTO’s contribution to SFM and climate change mitigation and adaptation in Peru (side event)

3 December 2014, Lima, Peru

leigh@itto.int and
smolero@aider.com.pe

ITTO side event at IUCN World Parks Congress

18 November 2014, Sydney, Australia

rfm@itto.int

50th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

3-8 November, 2014, Yokohama, Japan

Mr Emmanuel Ze Meka
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

ITTO side events at CBD COP 12

5-16 October, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

rfm@itto.int

ITTO side events at IUFRO 2014 World Congress

9 October, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

ITTO-FAO-APFNet Regional Statistical Workshop on Forest Products Statistics

17 – 19 September 2014, Kunming, China

itto-stats@itto.int

International Forum on Payments for Environmental Services of Tropical Forests

7-10 April 2014, San José, Costa Rica

Hwan Ok Ma
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ma@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Benin National Criteria & Indicators Workshop

25-28 March 2014, Cotonou, Benin

Steven Johnson
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: johnson@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

49th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

25-30 November, 2013, Libreville, Gabon

Mr Emmanuel Ze Meka
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

ITTO-JICA joint side event at UNFCCC COP 19 “REDD+: Study Safeguards from Field Experiences NOW!”

15 November 2013, Warsaw, Poland

Mr. Takeshi Goto,
Assistant Director of Forest Management
goto@itto.int

International Forum on the Sustainable Development of the Wood Industry in the Congo Basin

21-22 October 2013, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Ms Bérénice Castadot
berenice.castadot@atibt.org
Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux

ITTO, JICA, UNCCD joint side event at UNCCD COP 11: "Forest Conservation and Restoration in Africa - Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Dryland Management"

26 September 2013, Windhoek, Namibia

Mr. Takeshi Goto
Assistant Director of Reforestation and Forest Management
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Tel.: +81-45-223-1110
Fax: +81-45-223-1111
e-mail: goto@itto.int

Central American regional meeting under the ITTO-CITES Program

16-18 July 2013, La Antigua, Guatemala

Kanako Ishii
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ishii@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

ITTO-JICA joint side event at TICAD V “Efforts to advance sustainable management of African Forests”

1 June 2013, Yokohama, Japan

goto@itto.int
Phone: +81 (45) 223 1110

Workshop on Forest Products Statistics in China

1st-3rd April 2013, Hainan, China

Steve Johnson
johnson@itto.int
Jean-Christophe Claudon
itto-stats@itto.int

Side Event on the ITTO-CITES Programme for Implementing CITES Listings of Tropical Tree Species

8 March 2013, Bangkok, Thailand

Steve Johnson
johnson@itto.int

International Meeting on Sustainable Forest Management in CITES

8-10 January 2013, Bali, Indonesia

Kanako Ishii
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
e-mail: ishii@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

UNFCCC COP 18 Joint side event "REDD+ MRV: Capturing benefits from community forest management in the tropics"

5 December 2012, Doha, Qatar

Hwan Ok Ma
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ma@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Forest Day 6 discussion forum - Forest landscape restoration: enhancing more than carbon sticks

2 December 2012, Doha, Qatar

Hwan Ok Ma
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ma@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

COP 18 side event "What can National Forest Monitoring Systems do?"

28 November 2012, Doha, Qatar

Hwan Ok Ma
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ma@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

48th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

5-10 November 2012, Yokohama, Japan

Mr Emmanuel Ze Meka
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

UNU INWEH with ITTO, FAO and UNEP Side Event at CBD COP11: A Policy Brief Launch: Securing the Future of Mangroves

12 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

Ms. Hanneke Van Lavieren
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Coordinator
Coastal Zones Programme Officer
United Nations University
Institute for Water, Environment & Health (UNU-INWEH)
175 Longwood Road South, Suite 204
Hamilton, ON L8P OA1
CANADA
Tel: +1 905 667 5511
Tel: +1 905 667 5494 (direct)
Fax: +1 905 667 5510
E-mail: Hanneke.VanLavieren@unu.edu
Skype username: hanneke.van.lavieren
UNU-INWEH at http://www.inweh.unu.edu

Mr. John Leigh
Conservation Officer
ITTO
Tel.: +81-45-223-1110
Fax: +81-45-223-1111
E-mail: leigh@itto.int

ITTO, JICA and BirdLife International Side Event at CBD COP 11: Collaborative approach to forest-related Aichi Targets

10 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

Mr. John Leigh
Conservation Officer
ITTO
Tel.: +81-45-223-1110
Fax: +81-45-223-1111
E-mail: leigh@itto.int

Ms. Melanie Heath
Head of Policy
BirdLife International, Wellbrook Court, Girton Road, Cambridge, CB3 0NA, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1223 279832 (Direct) | Fax: +44 (0)1223 277200
Email: melanie.heath@birdlife.org | Web: www.birdlife.org

Mr Atsushi Okada
Global environment Department, JICA
Tel.: +81-3-5226-9537
Fax: +81-3-5226-6343
E-mail: Okada.Atsushi@jica.go.jp

ITTO and African Forest Forum (AFF) Forest Day at the First IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress

25-30 June 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

Masupa Polycarpe
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: masupa@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

ITTO-JICA Side event at Rio+20: ‘Harnessing Tropical Forests for the Transition to a Green Economy’

18 June 2012, Rio, Brazil

Amha Bin Buang
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: amha@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Poster contest Exhibition "“Kizuna with Tropical Forests” at JICA

20 April - 27 May 2012, Yokohama, Japan

Chris Kossowski
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: kossowski@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Workshop on Tracking Technologies for Forest Governance

15-17 May 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kanako Ishii
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: ishii@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

"REDD Readiness- Ready for What?" A side event of ITTO and partners at UNFCCC COP 17

7 December 2011, Durban, South Africa

Eduardo Mansur
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: mansur@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

47th Session of the International Tropical Timber Council and Associated Sessions of the Committees

14-19 November 2011, La Antigua, Guatemala

Mr Emmanuel Ze Meka
Executive Director, ITTO
E-mail: itto@itto.int

ITTO and Japan: Celebrating a Quarter Century of Sustaining Tropical Forests

28th October 2011, Hamagin Hall "Via Mare”, 3-1-1 Minato-Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

To register, please send your name and contact details to the following email address:
e-mail: itto25@itto.int

International Expert Meeting on Sustainable Forest Management

23-25 August 2011, Acre, Brazil

Eduardo Mansur
e-mail: mansur@itto.int

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

International Conference on Forest Tenure, Governance and Enterprise: Experiences and Opportunities for Asia in a Changing Context

11-15 July 2011, Lombok, Indonesia

Towards a strategy to promote the forest industry development in the Congo Basin: challenges and perspectives of Gabon

14-15 June, 2011, Libreville, Gabon

Ramon Carrillo
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: carrillo@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

5th International Wildland Fire Conference

9-13 May 2011, Sun City, South Africa

John Leigh
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: leigh@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Perspective on Global Tropical Wood Products Market: Potential and Challenge

13-14 October 2011, Beijing, China

Dr. Hu Yanjie
Coordinator of ITTO project Pd 480/07 Rev. 2 (M)
Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China 100091
Tel. and Fax: 86(10)-62888981
e-mail: yanjie@caf.ac.cn; yanjie711014@yahoo.com.cn

Challenges of SFM International Workshop

8-10 March 2011, Tokyo, Japan

Steven Johnson
Communications Unit
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Yokohama, Japan
e-mail: johnson@itto.int
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111

Side Event at UNFF9 on Financing Strategies for sustainable land and forest management: Sharing national experiences for the Facilitative Process in practice

26 January 2011, UN Headquarters, New York, USA