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IUFRO Conference: Synthesising and Sharing Globally Available Forest-related Scientific Knowledge (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Jun. 06, 2017 - Jun. 09, 2017

This international conference focuses on FLR under global change and is a contribution to the implementation of the Bonn Challenge. 

The one-week conference (by invitation only) will be implemented in two different, but interconnected, events as follows:

  • Knowledge-sharing Workshop “Translating global FLR policy into local action” taking place 6-8 June 2017 
    Participation of 60 experts on forest landscape restoration from around the world

  • Ministerial-level Policy Dialogue: “Shaping policy for FLR implementation” taking place on 9 June 2017
    Ministers and government officials from 7 countries discuss policy needed for effective restoration on the ground.

The conference is organised by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the United States Forest Service.