18 May, 2021
International Conference on Forest Education
us for the International Conference on Forest Education, an important
event focused on forest education and knowledge at all levels. Marking
the culmination of more than a year
of effort involving international and regional partners to assess the
status and needs of forest education and to develop online tools, the
conference will be instrumental in charting a path forward for forest
The conference aims to:
catalyse and generate momentum and support
for individual and multi-actor efforts, at sub-national to global
levels, to strengthen forest education, training and knowledge systems;
raise awareness that forest education and
knowledge are fundamental to achieving the Global Forest Goals, the
Sustainable Development Goals and the Education for Sustainable
Development for the 2030 framework, among others.
Up to 1 000 forest education stakeholders are expected to
attend including policymakers, forest and environmental educators,
forestry students, non-governmental organizations, community-based and
indigenous peoples' organizations, the private sector, and regional
and international organizations.
The conference is organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of
the United Nations (FAO), the International Tropical Timber Organization
(ITTO) and the International Union of Forest Research
Organizations (IUFRO), in collaboration with the Center for
International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF),
the Secretariats of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) and
the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), with
the support of the Government of Germany.
The conference will take place virtually 22-24 June 2021. The programme
is designed to accommodate participants in a wide range of time zones
and will include a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions.
Simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish
will be provided for plenary sessions and some breakout sessions.
If you would like to attend, please pre-register at:
Visit the conference webpage for more information:
To contact the conference secretariat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Download ICFE Programme
Download ICFE Concept Note