Newsletter – June 2020
Featured - Forests and COVID-19: Response and recovery must include indigeous peoples and the forests they steward. If the global community is to achieve the NYDF goals, coordinated and inclusive international action is essential to support them through this crisis and beyond. With indigenous peoples as essential guardians of the forest, continued action to recognize their rights and protect them from the impacts of the virus, will accelerate the achievement of the NYDF goals...Read more.
Newsletter – March 2020
Featured - On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. Read more about the forest actions by NYDF endorsers below....Read more.
Newsletter – February 2020
Featured - Forest 500 annual report 2019, the companies getting it wrong on deforestation: The Forest 500 2019 annual report finds that despite ambitious commitments to end deforestation in agricultural commodity supply chains by 2020, the lack of any action by almost half of the most influential companies and financial institutions in forest-risk supply chains is preventing sector-wide change...Read more.
Newsletter – December 2019
Featured - The NYDF Endorser Perspectives Report: The report captures examples of endorser progress to implement on their forest commitments, the enabling conditions that have underpinned endorser action, and the leading barriers to progress The report was launched at the Nature's Climate Hub in September 2019 is now available in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese...Read more.
Newsletter – October 2019
Featured - NYDF 5-Year Anniversary and Leadership Event: Panelists and participants included Ministers and senior officials from donor and forest countries, NYDF endorsers, representatives from the NYDF Assessment partners, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, financial institutions, leading scientists, and senior staff from environmental organizations and companies...Read more.
Newsletter – August 2019
Featured - NYDF Assessment Report "Goal 10: A Closer Look": The NYDF Progress Assessment launched a series of companion briefs to compliment last year’s in-depth report on NYDF Goal 10. The three-part series, “Goal 10: A Closer Look,” features research on improving transparency, accountability, and rule of law across key forest countries, and empowering and securing rights for forest communities and indigenous peoples...Read more.
Newsletter – May 2019
Featured - NYDF Meeting with Indigenous Peoples: On 26 April 2019, the NYDF Platform hosted an informal consultation with indigenous peoples to discuss a pathway for achieving the goals of the NYDF from an indigenous perspective. A key takeaway from the discussion is the need to recognize the disconnect between...Read more.
Newsletter – March 2019
Featured - Announcing NYDF Endorser Consultations: We are excited to announce that the Secretariat of the NYDF Global Platform will carry out consultations with NYDF endorsers from April to June 2019 to hear directly from them about the barriers and constraints preventing progress to achieve the NYDF goals...Read more.
Newsletter – January 2019
Featured - New Subnational Government Endorses NYDFRead more.
Newsletter – November 2018
Featured - NYDF Goal 10 Assessment Report: Every year, the NYDF Assessment Partners, an independent network of civil society groups and research institutions, publish a general and goal-specific progress assessment towards the 10 goals formulated in the NYDF. The 2018 goal-specific progress assessment, launched today, focuses on forest governance (Goal 10)...Read more.
Newsletter – September 2018
Featured - NYDF Progress Assessment Report: This summary outlines the findings from the general progress assessment. The goal-specific progress assessment this year will focus on forest governance (Goal 10)...Read more.
Newsletter – July 2018
Featured - Update on NYDF Community of Practice: Since its launch in May 2018, NYDF Community of Practice has grown to nearly 500 members, including individuals representing indigenous peoples groups, NGOs, private sector, and governments, who have participated in over 50 unique discussions...Read more.
Newsletter – May 2018
Featured - Launch of the NYDF Community of Practice: The NYDF Global Platform is pleased to announce the launch of the NYDF Community of Practice. The NYDF Community of Practice aims to provide an online, interactive space for discussions and resources in order to facilitate...Read more.