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International Year of Forests LogosThe Forests 2011 logo was designed to convey the year’s theme of “Forests for People,” celebrating our role in sustainably managing, developing and conserving forests worldwide. Each icon in the design depicts the multiple values of forests and the need for a 360˚ degree perspective on the resources they provide: shelter and habitat to people and biodiversity, food, medicine, clean water and a stable global environment. The message is clear, forests are vital to the survival and well being of all.

The logo been translated into over 40 languages. To receive a copy of a language version not featured here, please email the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat.

If you wish to translate the logo into your local language, please send the translated text in a .eps file to forests@un.org, and the UN Department of Public Information’s (UNDPI) Graphic Design team will create a translated version of the logo.

Use of the IYF logo must comply with the style guidelines developed by the UNDPI.

To request use of the logo please fill out the guidelines and waiver form, below:

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