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UNFCCC workshop Harvested Wood Products
Radisson SAS Lillehammer Hotel
30 August - 1 September 2004

The workshop is being organized in response to a request by the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at its nineteenth session. In accordance with the conclusions of the SBSTA at its twentieth session, the objective of the workshop is to increase the understanding of issues relating to harvested wood products. Specific topics to be discussed include:

(a) Definitions and scope of estimation, reporting and accounting of harvested wood products, including system boundaries, changes in carbon stocks and emissions in relation to wood products, and the relationship to waste and energy sectors.

(b) Approaches for accounting of harvested wood products and implications of different approaches in Parties included in Annex I to the Convention and Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention, impacts on sustainable forest management and biomass use, impacts on countries that export and import wood, and impacts on trade

(c) Methods for estimation and reporting of wood products, including inventory methods, assumptions, availability of data, classes of wood products, accuracy and uncertainties, feasibility and costs.

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