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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
The international forest regime is characterized by a large number of actors, policy instruments and institutions. Increasingly, forests are being dealt with outside the traditional forest sector and by non-state actors (as exemplified by forest certification). Furthermore, a comprehensive body of knowledge exists in political science about international regimes and global environmental governance. However, no comprehensive scientific assessment had yet been carried out about the international forest regime. Based on the assignment given by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, the GFEP assessment on the International Forest Regime aimed to fill this gap.
More specifically, the assessment aimed to contribute to
Find here an information note about the Expert Panel on the International Forest Regime and the status of its work.
These are the Terms of Reference of the Expert Panel on the International Forest Regime.
Members of the GFEP Editorial team; New York, September 2010
Meeting of Coordinating Lead Authors in Singapore, February 2010
Expert Panel meeting in Vienna, December 2009