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FME 2009

FME 2009 was held in Switzerland in a managed forest in the village of Leuenberg. It was hosted by the Bruno Manser Fonds (www.bmf.ch). The meeting included a discussion with Jurgen Blaser, advisor to the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). It included representatives from many continents battling against unsustainable production of paper.

Main issues discussed during the meeting included:

  • Paper Reduction: The Shrink Campaign, led by the European Paper Network
  • Illegal logging : Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) and additional Legislation to control illegal logging
  • Certification and FSC reforms
  • REDD and UNFCC discussions
  • Problems with carbon trading, specifically related to REDD
  • Bio-energy, problems with biofuel and possibilities of biomass

Many of the organisations present signed-on to the Leuenberg Declaration.

Please see here for copies of presentations given:

World Bank presentation

Presentation on the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility given by Jürgen Blaser, INTERCOOPERATION at the 2009 FME meeting.

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World Bank presentation

Presentation on the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility given by Jürgen Blaser, INTERCOOPERATION at the 2009 FME meeting.

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PDF icon World Bank presentation.pdf1.21 MB

Paper presentation

Presentation on the present situation with regards to the global and European paper campaigns. FME 2009.

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Paper presentation

Presentation on the present situation with regards to the global and European paper campaigns. FME 2009.

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Palm oil destruction in Indonesia

Robin Wood presentation on the dangers of Palm Oil in Indonesia. FME 2009.

Palm oil destruction in Indonesia

Robin Wood presentation on the dangers of Palm Oil in Indonesia. FME 2009.