Contribution of Forests to a Green Economy

The conference “Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy”, a country-led initiative in support of the United Nations Forum on Forests, was held on 4-7 October 2011 in Bonn, Germany. The Conference was hosted by Germany and co-sponsored by Austria and Finland. More than 100 representatives from governments, international and regional organizations, and major groups of civil society from over 45 countries attended the Conference.


The key objective of the Conference was to provide conclusions and recommendations on how to realize the potential of forests in building green economy as a contribution to the preparatory process for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) and the 10th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests.

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