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What action on zero deforestation pledges?

Ruth Nussbaum, co-founder and Director of Proforest, will be moderating a panel discussion on Action on Deforestation Pledges on the first day of the Global Landscapes Forum in Paris on Saturday 5th December.

Joining speakers from the private sector, research community and non-governmental organisations, Ruth will introduce the issues surrounding deforestation pledges and the challenges of aligning public and private sector sustainability goals.

ruth The discussion forum hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) will focus on the case of palm oil in Indonesia.

The Global Landscapes Forum is one of the world’s largest platforms for discussing land use issues. In Paris, the Forum is expected to bring together 2,500 stakeholders from the forestry, agriculture, water, energy, law and finance sectors.

Timed to coincide with the 21st UNFCCC Conference of Parties, the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.

For more information see the Global Landscapes Forum website.

Published 03.12.2015

Read our Storify summary of the event.