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Protecting and sustainably managing the planet's forests is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

27-07-2018
NAO, SDG15, forest protection, forest conservation, sustainable management of forests

Senior government officials from around the world today gathered at FAO to focus on ways to step up global efforts in the forestry sector aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on climate change.  "Urgent action is needed to sustain and preserve the planet's forests in order to achieve our global …

Editor’s pickProtection of forests ‘fundamental to security of humanity’s place on this planet,’ UN Forum told

08-05-2017
UN, forests, SDG, sustainable development goals

Kick-starting action on the recently-adopted Global Forest Goals to protect, sustainably manage and increase world’s forest area will be a key focus for delegations gathered in New York for the 12th session of the UN Forum on Forests, which opened last Monday at United Nations Headquarters.   The six forest goals and 26 associated …