Photographs and Videos

Closing Ceremony

The official closing ceremony of International Year of Forests was held on 9 February 2012 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event celebrated forests for people stories from around the world, summing up the contributions of the international community to a healthier more sustainable future. The programme featured presentations of the five Forest Heroes Awards, screenings of forest films, speakers from international organizations, youth participation by the winners of the 2011 Universal Postal Union letter contest and the announcement of the 2011 children’s art contest winners. The event also featured the launch of the commemorative Forests for People book with 75 articles from 35 countries.

Slideshow

Slideshow of photo’s taken during the closing ceremony.

Videos closing ceremony

Opening remarks by DESA USG Sha Zukang
VIDEO
Press Conference with the Forests Hero Award winners
VIDEO


Postal Union letter writing contest winner
Winner of the letter writing contest
VIDEO
Forests for People Book launch
VIDEO


Announcement of the 2nd International Forest Film Festival
Announcement of the 2nd International Forest Film Festival
VIDEO

Press Release

United Nations press release announcement of the International Year of Forests closing ceremony at 10am EST 9th February and Forest Heroes Award winner

Programme

Download the tentative programme of the International Year of Forests 2011 closing ceremony

Flyer

IYF-Closing-Ceremony-Flyer-v3

Photo slideshows and videos on major events held throughout the year.

PHOTOGRAPHS

IYF Ceremony Launch
International Year of Forests Launch Ceremony
SLIDESHOW
Ninth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests
Ninth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests
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VIDEOS

State Enterprise for Forestry and Timber North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)
State Enterprise for Forestry and Timber North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW): “UN International Year of Forests/Mensch Wald: Launch Commercial.”
VIDEO [1:07]
ENO Programme
ENO Programme: “Act Now! Forest Matters.”
VIDEO [3:30]