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FME 1999

The first day of the meeting was set aside for a discussion on strategy in Africa jointly organised with Rainforest Action Network US. One of the main discussion points was how US and European groups could achieve more synergy to be able to strengthen the work of African NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organisations. Over the next two days, the following issues were discussed:

  • Malaysia and the Sarawak Campaign
  • World Bank Implementation Review
  • Intergovernmental Forum on Forests
  • EC aid and forests
  • Indonesia
  • Cambodia
  • The Amazon
  • FSC Discussions
  • The Sami people’s struggle within Sweden

Two letters were signed by participants of the FME on the subjects of: