In order to strengthen global efforts to improve the state of forests, the UNFF has adopted four Global Objectives which focus on reversing forest loss, enhancing forest-based benefits, increasing sustainably managed forests and mobilizing financial resources.

Reverse Forest Loss - Photo © Yann Arthus Bertrand

Reverse Forest Loss

Reverse the loss of forest cover worldwide through sustainable forest management, including protection, restoration, afforestation and reforestation, and increase efforts to prevent forest degradation. Read More

Enhance Forest-based Benefits - Photo © UNICEF/LaoPDR00471/Holmes

Enhance Forest-based Benefits

Enhance forest-based economic, social and environmental benefits, including by improving the livelihoods of forest-dependent people. Read More


Increase Sustainably Managed Forests - Photo © UNICEF/HQ97-0321/Noorani

Increase Sustainably Managed Forests

Increase significantly the area of sustainably managed forests, including protected forests, and increase the proportion of forest products derived from sustainably managed forests. Read More

Mobilize Financial Resources - Photo © UNICEF/HQ07-2851/Pirozzi

Mobilize Financial Resources

Reverse the decline in official development assistance for sustainable forest management and mobilize significantly-increased new and additional financial resources from all sources for the implementation of sustainable forest management. Read More