UNFF Side Event ‘Improvement on the Global Forest Goals (GFGs) Implementation’

The UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations strategic plan for forests 2017-2030 (UNSPF), and subsequently, the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) has been undertaking extensive works for monitoring, assessment, and reporting on the implementation of UNSPF.
UNFF Side Event Improvement on the Global Forest Goals (GFGs) Implementation:
Streamlining forest-related reporting and developing methodologies for measuring performance
Date 28 April 2021 (New York) / 29 April 2021 (Seoul)
Time 1:30 – 2:45 PM (UTC/GMT-4, New York) / 2:30 – 3:45 AM (GMT+9, Seoul time)
Venue Virtual
Registration CLICK HERE

The UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations strategic plan for forests 2017-2030 (UNSPF), and subsequently, the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) has been undertaking extensive works for monitoring, assessment, and reporting on the implementation of UNSPF. With the data provided from the first round of voluntary national reporting and other reliable biophysical data available, the UNFF Secretariat prepared the first consolidated draft of the flagship publication on the progress towards achieving the global forest goals using the global core set of forest-related indicators. The publication is expected to contribute to effectively reflecting the implementation of global forest goals in terms of achieving SDGs.

The UNSPF promotes sustainable forest management at all levels which is vital to achieving Sustainable Development Goals. The synergy and relevance with respective national forest plans to contribute to the implementation of UNSPF on the ground.

AFoCO and the National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS) are co-organizing the side event to:

  • To share information on the voluntary national reports submitted by the Parties of AFoCO (Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, and the Republic of Korea)
  • To learn and share the key findings of the flagship publication among the Parties of AFoCO
  • To recognize how the global core set of forest-related indicators supports reporting at the national level
  • To share the relevance and potential of quantitative indicators as introduced by the Republic of Korea in measuring the implementation of global forest goals

 

 

Contact Information

Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) is a treaty-based intergovernmental organization aiming to strengthen forest cooperation by transforming proven technologies and policies into concrete actions in the context of sustainable forest management to address the impacts of climate change.

We are headquartered in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, with a subsidiary body, the AFoCO Regional Education and Training Center (RETC), located in Yangon region, Myanmar.

AFoCO Secretariat

8F, Forest Vision Center, 9 Gukhoedaero 62-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu,
Seoul 07236, Republic of Korea

Tel. +82-2-785-8971
Fax. +82-2-785-8970
Email. contact@afocosec.org

AFoCO Regional Education & Training Center (RETC)

Seed & Seedling Center (SSC) of Forest Department of Myanmar,
Ye-Twin-Kone Village, Hmawbi Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Tel. +95-9972578592
Email. afocoretc@afocosec.org

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