This event will seek to inform participants on the status of the implementation 2015 New York global zero deforestation commitments, to facilitate wider publication of good practices including by private sector in Japan toward the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Aichi Biodiversity targets, and to provide an opportunity scaling up zero-deforestation activities by a wide range of sectors toward the shared goal of halting deforestation by 2020.
The outcome of the event will feed into the International Conference titled, 'Halting Deforestation and Increasing Forest Area – from Aspiration to Action,' which will convene in February in Rome under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF).
The event is organized by the Forestry Agency of Japan in cooperation with the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and other partners.
dates: 23-24 January 2018
location: Tokyo, Japan