The role of forests for economic development

The tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF10) will take place in Istanbul on 8-19 April

Role of forests for economic development (UN Photo/Kibae Park)

Focusing this year on economic development and forests, the meeting will assess the overall progress made on the implementation of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on all types of Forests as well as the achievement of its four Global Objectives on Forests, which are critical components of the work of the UNFF.

Being instrumental in providing leadership on sustainable forest management policies and practices, the Forum will in addition to technical and political deliberations on the many important issues on the agenda, also feature the winners of the 2013 Forest Heroes Award, the International Forest Film Festival, and the International Forest Photograph Awards.

For more information:

DESA News feature article “Forests – sustaining livelihoods of people worldwide”

United Nations Forum on Forests 10

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