Proceedings and documentation of 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners, Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon, 17-20th June 2015

 

Proceedings and documentation of 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners, Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon, 17-20th June 2015

 

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..Download the Final Communiqué, all the presentations, official statements and general documents related to the 15th CBFP Meeting of  Partners ..

 

♦ FInal Communiqué

♦ Agenda of CBFP  and related Meetings in Yaounde - 15.06.2015 - 20.06.2015 15th CBFP Meeting to be held during the week of June 15-20

♦ Agenda of the six (6) Streams- Technical Sessions of CBFP in Yaounde - Now updated: CBFP- MoP 15: Welcome to the Streams at the 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners

 

 Session 2: Opening session and high-level statements

 

Continuing Engagement of CBFP partners for the Congo Basin

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