Invitation to register for the 17th Meeting of the Parties (MOP) of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) from 24 to 27 octobre 2017 in Douala, Cameroon and related events

 

 

Dear Partner,

 

The EU Facilitation of CBFP is pleased to inform you that the 17th Meeting of the Parties (MOP) of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) will be held in Douala (Republic of Cameroon) ) from 24 to 27 octobre 2017. The meeting will be organized with the financial support of the European Union.

 

 

The meeting will serve to consolidate the strengthening of CBFP governance initiated under the EU Facilitation, adopt a set of medium term priorities (2018-2022) for the Partnership, consider proposals for annual CBFP priorities and take stock of coordination and harmonization of efforts to promote the Congo Basin’s forest ecosystems. It will provide a framework for promoting broader and fruitful dialogue between partners both within the colleges and from different colleges.

 

 

The meeting will include three "streams" focusing respectively on forest governance and land use, biodiversity and wildlife and, climate change (mitigation and adaptation). An exhibition area hosting close to 30 exhibitors will be available for CBFP partners.  Further information on to the terms for participating in the exhibition will soon be available on the CBFP website. The meeting agenda will also include a networking slot.

 

 

 The EU Facilitation of CBFP is calling for a broad participation of CBFP partners and supporters from all sectors and especially from minority groups, women, young people and private sector representatives.

 

 

If you are interested in participating in the 17th Meeting of Parties of CBFP and related events (side events), please register by filling out the form https://cto4.cbfp.org/form.html and clicking on the button "register" at the latest by 15 September 2017. Participation without registration before this deadline will not be possible.

 

 

We remind that partners interested in organizing side events during the 17th Meeting of Parties of CBFP are kindly requested to indicate their interest before 15 September 2017 by email to  registration@pfbc-cbfp.org with copy to dany.pokem@pfbc-cbfp.org and  pierre.proces@agreco.be

We look forward to welcoming you to Douala, Cameroon!

N.B. Participation costs will be borne by the participant

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