In pursuing the objectives of the Convention, the Council shall, as appropriate, make arrangements for consultations and cooperation with the United Nations and its specialized bodies and agencies, including the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and other relevant international and regional organizations and institutions, as well as the private sector, non-governmental organizations and civil society. Fifty-eight parties signed the 1983 Agreement: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Burma, Cameroon, Canada, People`s Republic of China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of The Congo, Republic of Ivoire, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, South Korea, New Zealand, Norway, P anama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela A Fund for the Sustainable Management of Tropical Forests shall be established to assist producer members in making the investments necessary to achieve the objective referred to in Article 1(d) of this Agreement. Reaffirming its commitment to work as expediting as possible on the export of tropical timber and timber products from sustainable sources (ITTO Target 2000), and recalling the establishment of the Bali Partnership Facility, the Organization contributes to the standardization and harmonization of international reporting on forest-related issues, avoiding overlap and duplication in data collection between different organizations. Recognizing also the importance of such cooperation for improving forest law enforcement and promoting trade in legally led timber; For the purpose of calculating the distribution of votes referred to in Article 10(2)(b), `tropical forest resources` means closed natural forests and forest plantations between the cancer turning radius and the Capricorn turning circle. Recognising the importance of timber and related trade to the economies of timber-producing countries, this Agreement does not allow for the application of measures to restrict or prohibit international trade in timber and timber products, in particular in the case of the import and use of timber and timber products. information provided by members on domestic production, trade, supply, stocks, consumption and prices of timber; Recognizing the importance of cooperation between Members, international organizations, the private sector and civil society, including indigenous and local communities, and other stakeholders in promoting sustainable forest management, any reference to “governments” in this Agreement shall include the European Community and other intergovernmental organizations with comparable responsibilities for negotiating, . . . .