Landscape Restoration Snapshot GLF 2015

Watch this Discussion Forum on the first day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2015, in Paris, France alongside COP21. Climate negotiators and environmentalists are increasingly recognizing the significant contribution of forest landscape restoration as the other half of the land-use toolbox in addressing global challenges under the UNFCCC. The session includes experiences with and lessons learned from large-scale restoration and asesses progress towards the Bonn challenge and other global restoration goals.


  • Stewart Maginnis, Global Director, Nature-based Solutions Group IUCN
  • Peter Besseau, Director, International Affairs Division of Natural Resources, Canadian Forest Service


  • Emmanuel Niyonkuru, Minister of Water, Environment, Spatial Planning and Urban Development of Burundi
  • José Vilialdo Díaz, Head, Climate Change Department, National Forestry Institute, Guatemala
  • Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Bianca Jagger, Founder and Chair, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation
  • Carlos A. Klink, Secretary for Climate Change, Ministry of Environment, Brazil

Saturday, 5 December 2015
Global Landscapes Forum, Paris, France
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