Open and Transparent: Forest data setting the course for green a future under the Paris Agreement

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This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO eLearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France), and UNESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models.

They aim to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives. The main objective of these technical webinars is to give practitioners the opportunity to interact with international experts, United Nations officers, University professors, researchers and fellow participants, throughout the world. Webinars can be attended as interactive online sessions on Zoom, where sharing perspectives and asking questions to experts is encouraged. These sessions are also recorded and therefore available at any time, through the FAO elearning Academy: elearning.fao.org.

Objectives of this session:

• Discuss the importance of the Enhanced Transparency Framework under Article 13 of the Paris Agreement and the contribution of forests
• Introduce the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) to support the Paris Agreement implementation
• Present the CBIT-Forest global project and launch of three brand new E- learning modules of the elearning course “Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement”

Speakers:

This technical webinar will be delivered by Ms Lisa Hanle (UNFCCC), Ms Milena Gonzalez Vasquez (GEF), Mr Pascal Martinez (GEF) and Ms Rocío Cóndor-Golec (FAO). The event will be moderated by Mr Khalil Walji (FAO) and by Ms Cristina Petracchi, Leader of the FAO eLearning Academy.

Date/Time:

Wednesday 15 July 2020 | 14:30 - 16:00 CEST

How to attend:

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FAO/Agreenium/UNESCAP
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