International Day of Forests

The Role of Forests in Ensuring Sustainable Production and Consumption

Mar 21, 2022

Online and at Expo 2020, Dubai

March 21, 2022
15.00–19.00 GST/12.00–16.00 CET

Translation will be provided in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian

Visit the event webpage  for more information.

Join the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and IUFRO World Congress 2024|Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) at a high-level panel discussion to celebrate the International Day of Forests 2022 under the theme “Forests and sustainable production and consumption”. 

Today the world is facing unprecedented challenges, with climate change being among the most pressing of all. These challenges threaten the well-being of people and nature, and call for immediate action to develop innovative and creative solutions that set the world on a path to peace and prosperity on a healthy planet.

At this event, a high-level panel will discuss how forest-based innovations, resource efficiency, forest-based products and ecosystem services can contribute to a sustainable lifestyle and accelerate a shift towards more sustainable consumption and production. These efforts help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, health, wellbeing and a transition towards low-carbon and green economies.

Watch the recorded live broadcast here.