To mark the Day, a celebration of the International Day of Forests will be held on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 (10:00 to 13:00) in the Economic and Social Council Chamber. Watch the event live on

The event will raise awareness of the interconnections between forests and energy and their contributions to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The event will be include a panel discussion on “Growing Forests harness Energy for the Future” and a general discussion on the theme “Forests and energy are essential for the 2030 Agenda”.

2017 International Day of Forests event programme.

More information on the Day is available at the UN Forum on Forests website.