Highlights and images of main proceedings for 4 May 2017

The twelfth session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF12) convened for its penultimate day on Thursday, 4 May 2017, at UN Headquarters in New York. In the morning, delegates discussed the preparation of input for the 2018 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), including intersessional activities and substantive input to its thematic focus. Delegates then turned to a discussion on enhancing cooperation, coordination, and engagement on forest-related issues across and beyond the UN system.

In the afternoon, delegates addressed means of implementation (MOI).

Informal discussions on the omnibus resolution took place during lunch and into the evening.

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