UN Forest Instrument

The United Nations forest instrument, formally known as Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests, or NLBI, provides countries with a framework for promoting sustainable forest management. The Instrument articulates a series of agreed policies and measures at the international and national levels to strengthen forest governance, technical and institutional capacity, policy and legal frameworks, forest sector investment and stakeholder participation.

Key elements as defined in the United Nations forest instrument are:

UN Forest Instrument Resolution


Title

United Nations forest instrument

Imprint

[New York] : UN, 16 Feb. 2016

UN Document Symbol

A/RES/70/199

Publication Date

20160216

Resolution link

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Title

Non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

Imprint

[New York] : UN, 31 Jan. 2008

UN Document Symbol

A/RES/62/98

Publication Date

20080131

Resolution link

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Forest financing

Assisting countries mobilizing funds for forests.

UNFI reporting

Improving reporting on the progress of the Global Objectives on Forests.

UNFI implementation

Promoting Sustainable Forest Management by improving national forest programmes.