A youth side event for setting the stage will be organised Sunday 6 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa, the day before the opening of the World Forestry Congress.
The theme is: Youth - Setting the stage: engage, speak out, be heard!
Objectives of the event are:
•Youth delegates get to know each other
•Youth delegates learn about the upcoming Congress week and how youth engagement is organized
•Youth delegates gain better understanding about how to establish their presence at large events and how to network
All youth delegates registered to attend the Congress may participate.
IFFA is committed to the development and implementation of international communication strategies.
This was the main message when IFFA chair Peter deMarsh addressed the United Nations Forum on forests. The 13th session of the forum was held in New York 7 to 11 May 2018.
Design mechanism to support sustainable wood
- Identify and design mechanisms that recognise the multiple benefit that sustainable forest management and sustainable wood hade in communities, improving livelihood and cost-effective carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation.
Halt deforestation and increase forest area
Strengthening small-scale forest producers and their organisation may halt deforestation and increase forest area.
The conference “Halt deforestation and increase forest area” was held in Rome 20-22 February 2018
The conference was a joint initiative between FAO and the Collaborative Partnership of Forests.