Welcome by Host (The Hon Tony Kelly MLC, Minister for Emergency Services, NSW, Australia)
Overview of business by Chairperson The Hon Neville Wran QC
A Message from Mr Jan Egeland, the Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, read by the Mr Juan Carlos Brandt, Director of the UN Information Centre in Sydney, in honour of the International Wildland Fire Summit and the UN International Day of Disaster Reduction.
Opening Remarks on behalf of International Tropical Timber Organisation: Ms Eva Mueller, Assistant Director, Reafforestation and Forestry Management.
Presentation on Principles for International Fire Management Projects including group discussion: Gary Morgan.
Presentation on Template Arrangement for international assistance including group discussion: Ricardo Velez-Munoz
Presentation on ICS as the International Protocol for Emergency Management including group discussion: Murray Dudfield
Presentation on current global and regional networks: Johann Goldammer
Strategy for Future Development of International Cooperation in Wildfire Management: Denny Truesdale
Discussion on the presentations.
Presentation by Telstra Australia on new technology.
Regional presentation: South East Asia (Ibu Liana Bratasida, Deputy Minister for Environmental Conservation, Indonesia)
Regional presentation: Latin America (Patricio Sanhueza, Chile and Roberto Martinez, Mexico)
Discussion of Strategy for Future Development
Consideration of final versions of position papers.
Consideration of draft communique
Summit Follow-up Arrangements
For the summit to be successful it is imperative that it has the support and endorsement of the United Nations as well as the national wildland fire authorities and/or agencies of key participant countries
The implementation of recommendations of the Summit will be facilitated by the International Liaison Committee through a range of forums including the Regional Wildland Fire Networks.