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Resolutions - 62nd Session of the UN General Assembly. Non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests - A/RES/62/98

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TitleResolutions - 62nd Session of the UN General Assembly. Non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests - A/RES/62/98
CreatorUnited Nations General Assembly
DescriptionThe resolution (A/RES/62/98) on non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests was adopted at the sixty-second session of the United Nations General Assembly (17 December 2007). The resolution was issued on 31 January 2008. The purpose of the instrument is to: (1) strengthen political commitment and action at all levels to implement effectively sustainable management of all types of forests and to achieve the shared global objectives on forests; (2) enhance the contribution of forests to the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals, in particular with respect to poverty eradication and environmental sustainability; (3) provide a framework for national action and international cooperation.
URLhttp://www.un.org/en/ga/62/resolutions.shtml
LanguageEnglish
CountryINTERNATIONAL
KeywordsNLBI; forest policy; policy instruments; sustainable forest management; forest resources; sustainability
TypeLegislation, Publications
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: October 16 2009 | Last updated: July 28 2011