Date: February 10, 2011
CSAG would like to thank the Government of Japan and the ITTO for the warm hospitality shown. We would like to thank the Executive Director of ITTO for his support to CSAG that allowed us to bring together nearly all of the governance team of CSAG here. CSAG takes seriously our important role for civil society as a contributor to ITTO's policy development, as collaborators in and contributors to activities implemented by member governments and others, and as potential implementers of ITTO activities, including projects. We are appreciative of the confidence that the ITTC and ITTO Secretariat have placed in CSAG in exploring an expanded role.