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November 11th, 2007
5th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe

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On the second day of the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE), delegates discussed implementing sustainable forest management, using wood as a source of bioenergy and the links between forests and water resource protection. Participants heard statements from MCFPE signatory countries and observer countries and organizations. Signatory States then adopted two Warsaw Resolutions on “Forests, wood and bioenergy” and “Forests and Water,” the Warsaw Declaration, and two Ministerial Statements on the establishment a Pan-European Forest Week in October 2008, and on forest fires. A signing ceremony was then held, during which Ministers and Heads of Delegation of the Signatory States signed the newly-adopted documents.

Jan Szyszko, Poland’s Minister of Environment and co-Chair of MCPFE 5, invited Germany and the Slovak Republic to replace Austria in the General Coordinating Committee (GCC), which has the task of facilitating and coordinating the work of the MCPFE, and passed the MCPFE presidency to Norway. Co-Chair Szyszko gaveled the meeting to a close at 5:10 pm.
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