Forests Asia 2014: Highlights from the Summit

The Forests Asia Summit: Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia, took place 5-6 May 2014 in Jakarta. The event brought together representatives from government, research, civil society and the private sector in a regional multi-stakeholder dialogue.

The aim of the Forests Asia Summit was to lay the foundations for continued dialogue, transitions toward sustainable investments, and further research to support evidence-based policymaking. All of this was directed toward achieving equitable green growth and more sustainable management of landscapes across Southeast Asia.

This highlight video features the following speakers:

Peter Holmgren
Director General, Center for International Forestry Research

Rajendra Pachauri
Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Vivian Balakrishnan
Minister for Environment and Water Sources, Singapore

Mark Burrows
Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Global Investment Banking, Credit Suisse

Sarah Dickson-Hoyle
International Forestry Students’ Association

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
President of Indonesia

Forests Asia Summit, 5-6 May 2014, Jakarta, #ForestsAsia

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