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Rio Conventions Pavilion at UNCCD COP 15
Addressing the interlinked crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and land degradation is critical to ensure a sustainable future for people and the planet.
17th Session of the UNFF
Meeting in person for the first time since 2019, governments adopted a two-year roadmap of actions on forest policy issues, while recognizing the importance of forests in combatting climate change, biodiversity loss, and disaster risk reduction—and providing people with food, water, wood products, vital medicines, shelter, jobs, and security.
15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the UNCCD (COP 15)
Following two weeks of high-level discussions and negotiations, delegates adopted 38 decisions to improve drought resilience, reduce land degradation, invest in land restoration efforts, and improve synergies with the climate change and biodiversity conventions.
Over a Decade of REDD+: Outcomes and Socioecological Impacts
The IUFRO’s 10-year global assessment shows REDD+ has had positive impacts—but the nature and magnitude of changes are hard to measure.
Transforming Commitments into Action: Delivering on the Outcomes of the High-Level Dialogue on Energy
The launch of the UN-Energy Plan of Action and the Energy Compact Action Network aimed to build on the 200 voluntary commitments made by countries, organizations, and businesses in September at the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy.
GEO Virtual Symposium 2022
Under the theme “Global Action for Local Impact,” the GEO Virtual Symposium 2022 explored how the portfolio of Group on Earth Observations (GEO) products and services can provide insights and evidence for policy development and decision making.
XV World Forestry Congress
The XV World Forestry Congress (XV WFC) will provide an opportunity for the global forestry community to consider the state and future of world forestry, particularly in the context of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while striving to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Launching Event of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development
The launching event of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, 2022, aimed to raise awareness of the importance of mountains for sustainable development.
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