Global updates on forests and climate change

The UN climate negotiations involve a wide range of forest nations presenting a wide range of proposals for how forests can be harnessed for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Forest Day 4 is a platform for bringing these negotiators together with forest stakeholders to share perspectives and priorities.Influential leaders from key sectors and forest regions of the world presented their views, focusing on the challenges and opportunities presented by their own geographical, social and political context, and sharing lessons learned.some of the speakers include:Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Assistant Director-General, Forestry Department. FAOJohn Ashton, Special Representative for Climate Change, UK Foreign Commonwealth Office.Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Chair of the Presidential Work Unit for Development Monitoring and Control (UKP4), IndonesiaTeresa Presas, President, International Council of Forest and Paper Associations Delegate from the UNFCCCC COP16 negotiationsPablo Farias, Vice President, Ford FoundationNicholas Stern, London School of Economics and Political Science

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