The High-Level Dialogue is organized by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests at the margins of UNFCCC COP26. Leaders of UN agencies and other CPF members will outline their enhanced ambition and individual or joint actions to accelerate efforts in turning the tide on deforestation. The discussion will be based on the joint CPF statement “Challenges and Opportunities in Turning the Tide on Deforestation”. The discussion of the High-level Dialogue will guide the identification of actions to accelerate addressing deforestation, including announcing the launch of the CPF Joint Initiative on Turning the Tide on Deforestation.
Speakers: Liu Zhenmin, UN USG; Qu Dongyu, FAO DG; Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC ES (tbc); Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, GEF CEO/Chair (tbc); Elizabeth Mrema, CBD ES (tbc); Inger Andersen, UNEP ED (tbc); Tony Simons, CIFOR-ICRAF ED/ICRAF DG; Mette Wilkie, CPF Chair (moderator)