Our Divisions: United Nations Forum on Forests
The Forum is the focal point on all forest policy and forest-based sustainable development issues. It carries out its forest financing activities through the UNFF Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network. The forum assists developing countries and countries with economies in transition with the development of national action plans for the implementation of the UN Forest Instrument to efficiently promote Sustainable Forest Management at the national level. Focal areas include financing for sustainable forest management, monitoring, assessment and reporting on implementation of the UN Forest Instrument, and forest related SDGs and targets of the 2030 Agenda.
As the COVID-19 pandemic carves its dark entry into the history of humankind, causing serious illness and death, and upending daily life as we know it, UN DESA is supporting the world to contain the calamity and emerge from it more resilient and united.“UN DESA stands...
UN DESA in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is organising a three-day workshop in Rome on 14-16 November, on reporting on progress made towards the achievement of the Global Forests Goals (GFGs) and targets of the UN Strategic Plan for...
National Workshop in Guinea to Validate the Outcome of the Support by the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network
UN DESA will be holding a national workshop in Conakry, Guinea, from 23 until 27 April, 2018 to discuss and validate the outcome of the support by the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network (GFFFN) of the United Nations Forum on Forests in mobilizing financing for sustainable forest management in the country.
UN DESA will be holding a national workshop in the Islamic Republic of Iran from May 18 to May 30, 2018 to discuss and validate the draft project concept on sustainable forest management to be financed by a multilateral financing mechanism.
Validation Workshop on the National Forest Financing Strategy and Sustainable Forest Management in Madagascar
UN DESA is organizing a national workshop in Antananarivo, Madagascar from 28 to 30 May, 2018 to discuss and validate the outcomes of the support by the the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network (GFFFN) of the United Nations Forum on Forest in mobilizing financing for sustainable forest management in Madagascar…