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GFTN at the FSC General Assembly 2011 - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia



Posted on 28 June 2011
Panelists at the GFTN Side Event during the FSC GA 2011
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At the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) General Assembly in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia from 25 June - 1 July 2011, GFTN held a panel discussion and a cocktail reception on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. 

WWF/GFTN Side Meeting (Panel Discussion) 
Title
: “Local Forests, Global Markets: Driving Conservation through Credible Certification"
When
: Monday, 27 June 2011 at 08:00 - 10.00 
Where: Grand Ballroom 

George White, the Head of the Global Forest & Trade Network, along with featured panelists, calls for greater future collaboration to conserve the world’s valuable and threatened forests. The panel will reflect upon past achievements and lessons learned over the past 20 years, and also cast a vision for the future, focusing on growing challenges and the critical need for stronger partnerships among likeminded organizations to upscale efforts for wider transformation.


WWF/GFTN's 20th Anniversary ReceptionWhen: Wednesday, 29 June 2011 at 19:00 – 20:30
Where: Poolside Garden

George White, the Head of the Global Forest & Trade Network, along with Andre Giacini de Freitas, Executive Director of the Forest Stewardship Council, invites you to sip a cool drink, enjoy the live jazz band and meet partners to discuss ways we can work together to safeguard the world’s forests for the future.

Keynote speakers Richard Donovan, Senior Vice President and Vice President of Forestry of Rainforest Alliance, and Michael Conroy, Board Chair of the Forest Stewardship Council-US, and member of the Forest Stewardship Council International Board, reflect on the various roles that government, business, the Forest Stewardship Council and other NGOs play in promoting responsible forestry and trade. Dress is business casual. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Panelists at the GFTN Side Event during the FSC GA 2011
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