The provisional agenda and annotations are contained in document TD/TIMBER.3/1 and the provisional rules of procedure are contained in document TD/TIMBER.3/2. The Conference will have before it a draft text of the Annotated Review of the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994, prepared by the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Preparatory Committee for the Negotiation of a Successor Agreement to the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994, established by the International Tropical Timber Council. The draft text was forwarded by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) to UNCTAD as a basic working document for consideration by the Conference, and it is being circulated under the symbol TD/TIMBER.3/4. The ITTO background paper summarizing experiences in the implementation of the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994, will also be available for participants at the Conference under the symbol TD/TIMBER.3/3.
States members of UNCTAD wishing to participate in the Conference are requested to submit to the Secretary-General of UNCTAD by 25 June 2004 the credentials of their representatives and the names of alternate representatives and advisers who will participate in the Conference.
Specialized agencies and relevant organizations that wish to participate in the Conference as observers are requested to inform the Secretary-General of UNCTAD by the same date of the names of their representatives.
All communications concerning representation at the Conference should be sent to the UNCTAD secretariat (Registration and Credentials), Intergovernmental Affaires and Outreach Service, Palais des Nations, CH - 1211 Geneva, 10, fax: +41(0) 22 917 0056; e-mail: email@example.com.
Secretary-General of UNCTAD
2 June 2004