The fourteenth session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF14) will be held from 6-10 May 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York. As outlined in the Quadrennial Programme of Work of the Forum for the period 2017-2020, UNFF14, which as an odd-year session will focus on discussions on implementation, technical advice and exchange of experiences, while even-year sessions focus on policy dialogue, development and decision-making.
UNFF14 will hold technical discussions on implementation of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030, taking into account the review cycle of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and the theme of the 2019 International Day of Forests, “Forests and Education.”
The Forum will also discuss:
monitoring, assessment and reporting;
progress on the activities and operation of the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network and availability of resources;
enhancing global forest policy coherence and a common international understanding of Sustainable Forest Management;
enhanced cooperation, coordination, and engagement on forest-related issues;
emerging issues and challenges; and
the UNFF Trust Fund
IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) meeting coverage, has provided daily web coverage and a summary and analysis report from UNFF14, which is available in HTML and PDF.
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