The Partnership supports United Nations Forum on Forest, UNFF. The meeting is part of the so called Organisation-led initiative of CPF and take place in Rome 28-30 November 2016. Participants from IFFA will be Markku Aho and Satu-Marja Tenhiälä from Finland.
IFFA has participated in earlier meeting on developing global forest indicators often connected to the future International Arrangement of Forest and the development of United Nations Forum on Forest.
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.