Joint CPF Message at CBD COP13 Rio Conventions Pavilion
The theme for the Rio Conventions Pavilion on Tuesday, 13 December 2016, in Cancún, Mexico, was Forest Landscapes and Ecosystem Restoration.
There FAO as chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests presented a joint CPF Message on ‘Fostering Partnerships to Build Coherence and Support for Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration.’ The Message renews the commitment of the 14 CPF agencies, including IUFRO, to the global restoration agenda through integrating policy advocacy, research, technical and financial assistance in its 2017-2020 workplan.
Read the joint statement: PDF for download
One of the sessions (Session 2) at this "Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day", focused on country experiences and was moderated IUFRO Deputy Executive Director Michael Kleine.
Find highlights and a report of the "Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day" at: http://www.iisd.ca/biodiv/cop13/riopavilion/13dec.html
Photo: Panelists of Session 4: Partnership Support to Advance National Restoration Plans and Facilitate Implementation Measures (with Michael Kleine, IUFRO, second from the left). Photo by IISD/ENB, Kiara Worth.