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May 24 - 28, 2021 Coex, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Webinar

1. Preparations and priorities for the XV World Forestry Congress (14 July 2020)

The XV World Forestry Congress will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea from 24 to 28 May 2021 and held at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul. The Congress will bring together global forest stakeholders to review and analyze key challenges facing the sector and ways to address these.

The Congress will provide a unique opportunity for the global forestry community to consider the state and future of world forestry, particularly in the context of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while striving to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

This webinar was held with the aim to provide information on the plans and preparations to date, and offer the opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide inputs. It will also offered the possibility to discuss ways in which the Congress can be an innovative forum to bring stakeholders together to address new and emerging challenges facing the forest sector, leveraging partnerships and presenting cutting-edge solutions.

2. Preparations and priorities for the XV World Forestry Congress (28 July 2020)

The XV World Forestry Congress will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea from 24 to 28 May 2021 and held at the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul. The Congress will bring together global forest stakeholders to review and analyze key challenges facing the sector and ways to address these.

The Congress will provide a unique opportunity for the global forestry community to consider the state and future of world forestry, particularly in the context of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while striving to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Congress will focus on defining the role of forests in the global developmental agenda (2030 Agenda) and other major agreements (Global Forest Goals, Paris Agreement, post-2020 global biodiversity framework) and identify key measures that must be put in place as the forest sector adjusts to the new reality and aims to help ‘build back better’.

This webinar will provide information on the plans and preparations to date and offer the opportunity for participants to ask questions and provide inputs. It will also offer the possibility to discuss ways in which the Congress can be an innovative forum to bring stakeholders together to address new and emerging challenges facing the forest sector, leveraging partnerships and presenting cutting-edge solutions.