CIFOR - Global Landscapes Forum 2014: A Summary and Celebration

 

 

VIEW NOW - 4 minutes: Video captures Forum highlights...

 

Special wrap-up video brings you a selection of voices and views from the Forum. Watch it here, and delve into other materials from the event, now available online at www.landscapes.org:

 

 

  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Thanks to collaborative efforts, Tweets about the event reached 6.7 million different Twitter accounts, with discussions on how to #ThinkLandscape reaching 5.4 million. Take a look at a sample of Twitter highlights here.

 

 

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2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris is confirmed

The Steering Committee of the Global Landscapes Forum is pleased to announce that the third annual Forum will take place on Sunday 6 December 2015 at the Palais des Congrès de Paris. With land use a key sector for achieving the world’s climate and sustainability goals, the Committee is already working to make sure voices from around the globe are brought together in an event that will be like no other.

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Governments, business and investors must act faster and think bigger in fighting climate change and promoting sustainable development, experts at the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum said – and they identified finance, human rights and sustainable landscapes as the necessary artillery. More than 1,700 people from 90 countries – among them 14 Ministers and Vice Ministers and a former President – took part in the two-day event. “Whether we talk about rights, finance or research for landscapes, we must not be afraid to think big – very big,” said CIFOR’s Director General Peter Holmgren.

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