JEJU, Jan.28 –The 2nd Trilateral Director General Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation was held on January 22, 2015 in Jeju, ROK. The three delegations headed respectively by Director General LEE Chang-jae of Korea Forest Service, Director-General HONGO Koji of Forest Agency in Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and Director General SU Chunyu of State Forestry Administration of China attended the meeting.

At the meeting, the three Parties exchanged in-depth discussions in various topics, including sustainable forest management, climate change response, forest recreation, healing and education as well as cooperation on international forest issues.

During the meeting, the trilateral parts agreed to hold experts seminars on forest certification and desertification control and soil degradation occurred in Northeast Asia sub region, to enhance cooperation on forest response to climate change, to promote forest recreation in three countries, to facilitate coordination on international forestry documents legislation and UN Post-2015 sustainable development scheme.  

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Delegates of the 2nd Trilateral Director General-Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation held on January 22, 2015 in Jeju, ROK.

The 3rd Trilateral DG-Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation will be held in Japan in 2016.

By Xin Shuyu