Author: Daniel Pérez

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…