AFoCO organizes official side event at the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

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On 18 May, AFoCO organized an official side event of the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit entitled “Forest-based Solution- a Green Path to Building Back Better.” The event attracted more than 100 participants.

Through video message, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) / 8th Secretary-General of the UN, extended warm congratulations and encouragement for the works of AFoCO. Ambassadors of Indonesia and Viet Nam, being members of both P4G and AFoCO delivered their congratulatory messages at the event.

Through his keynote speech, Dr. Dennis Garrity, UNCCD Drylands Ambassador, extended optimistic views and opportunities where “forests” can contribute substantially to the climate crisis as a nature-based solution.

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AFoCO with its partners explored the role of forests in contributing to the global net-zero emission ambition through a panel discussion and provide an opportunity for state and private sector leaders to better understand th