The New York Declaration on Forests is a partnership of governments, multinational companies, civil society and indigenous peoples who strive to halve deforestation by 2020 and to end it by 2030.
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The NYDF outlines ten ambitious global targets related to protecting and restoring forests, which, if realized, have the potential to reduce annual carbon emissions by 4.5 to 8.8 billion tonnes of CO2 - equivalent to the annual emissions of the United States.

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NYDF Forests & Finance Event: Shifting Private Sector Finance to Accelerate Forest Action
On the margins of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Global Platform for the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) hosted a lively and interactive dialogue on Forests and Finance: shifting private sector finance to accelerate forest action. The event was held on September 27, 2018, at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations and the topics covered included transformation from gray to green finance, forest-based enterprises, barriers to scaling and the role of investors in this area...
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10 hours ago
NYDF endorser, @coicaorg is presenting a press conference tomorrow @EgyptCOP14 at 10am Egypt time, calling on govts to develop a post-2020 global agreement for the #Amazon that is ambitious and fair. View a live stream of the event here: @unbiodiversity
2 days ago
Upcoming #webinar:

“Local #finance for #forest and landscape restoration (FLR).”

Nov 28, 10-11:30h (CET Rome)

Discussions on #investment mechanisms, strategies, & experiences on how finance can better benefit local FLR stakeholders.

3 days ago
New @Forest500 analysis:

“Leading on #Deforestation: Maintaining Progress to 2020 and Beyond.”

shows that the most influential companies in #forest-risk #supplychains are not doing enough to achieve their goal.

Download #Pdf of report here:

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