The first ever Global Landscapes Forum, a successor to past Forest Days and Agriculture and Rural Development Days, succeeded in bringing together and connecting stakeholders from different land-use sectors such as forestry, agriculture, mountains, water and planning, and facilitating dialogue in a way rarely seen before.

  • Attended by more than 1200 participants, including 180 climate change negotiators
  • Organized in partnership with the Polish Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and formally opened by COP19 President Marcin Korolec
  • Sessions and high-level discussions hosted by more than 60 organizations from around the world, including UN agencies and the World Bank
  • Outcome statements delivered to inform the UNFCCC climate negotiations and the post-2015 development agenda were viewed more than 1000 times.
  • Worldwide, 1600 people watched the live stream from the Forum, videos were viewed 6600 times and presentations 17 600 times, just within the first month after the Forum.