INTEGRATING YOUTH PERSPECTIVES IN THE THIRD ASIA-PACIFIC FOREST SECTOR OUTLOOK STUDY (APFSOS III)

The Second Advisory Committee Meeting of APFSOS III was carried out on 14-15 November 2018 at CIFOR Headquarters, Bogor, Indonesia. There were three main objectives of this meeting which included discussing about the key findings and  recommendations of APFSOS III,  and about the completion of APFSOS III, and to get feedback from Advisory Committee members … Continue reading INTEGRATING YOUTH PERSPECTIVES IN THE THIRD ASIA-PACIFIC FOREST SECTOR OUTLOOK STUDY (APFSOS III)

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Are European forests the first to be protected by a Legally Binding Agreement? – Daniela Tináková

Signatories of FOREST EUROPE, countries within the European continent and the EU, took one step closer to adopting a Legally Binding Agreement (LBA) on Sustainable Forest Management. The Expert Level Meeting (ELM) which took place in Bratislava (Slovak Republic) on 5-6 of December 2018 resulted in adoption of the Ministerial Decision draft text. As an observer … Continue reading Are European forests the first to be protected by a Legally Binding Agreement? – Daniela Tináková

The who, what, and why of IPBES

Who The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is an independent intergovernmental body, established by member States in 2012. What The work of IPBES can be broadly grouped into four complementary areas: - Assessments: On specific themes (e.g. “Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production”); methodological issues (e.g. “Scenarios and Modelling); and at both the … Continue reading The who, what, and why of IPBES