At its 106th meeting on 8 July 2019, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Executive Committee (EXCOM) considered a letter from the Deputy Prime Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic, Gabriela Matečná, transmitting the Ministerial Decision on Resuming the Negotiations of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forest in Europe developed under the Forest Europe process.
EXCOM took note of the information provided and requested the Secretariat to organize informal consultations to consider the matter further. In response to this request, the Secretariat announced that the first informal meeting to discuss the possible negotiation of a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe would convene from 31 October – 1 November 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland.
dates: 31 October – 1 November 2019
location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
additional: Salle VII, Palais des Nations