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

Go back

CBFP News

Forest Watch - April 2018

To read: Commission finds that new legislation is needed to tackle deforestation effectively… The Council presses the Commission for a decarbonisation strategy… Everyone agrees: It’s time to talk about meat! Ensuring sustainability is too broad a task for forest certification alone…

Read more …

Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Monthly update

On March 8th, to celebrate International Women's Day, women from Bomassa marched through the village during an event organized by the Bomassa Women's Association (AFUBB), followed by a volleyball tournament at the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park headquarters and a round table discussion on Women's Rights, held together with the Park's gender focal point.

Read more …

ITTO-New SFM training modules for practitioners

The conventional concept of sustained yield forest development has recently evolved towards sustainable forest development (SFD) and more broadly, sustainable forest management (SFM).

Read more …

Tourism and Environment: Launch in Rabat of prefiguration studies on Congo Basin Blue Fund

The State Secretariat for Sustainable Development hosted, yesterday in Rabat, a workshop to validate the terms of reference of the prefiguration study on the Congo Basin Blue Fund. A memorandum of understanding was signed by Nezha El Ouafi, Secretary of State for Sustainable Development, and Arlette Sudan Nonault, Minister of Tourism and the Environment of the Republic of the Congo and Technical Coordinator of the Congo Basin Climate Commission, with a view to launching the study.

Read more …

Documents of 3rd Meeting of Partners of the Global Peatlands Initiative

Under the Distinguished Patronage of their Excellencies the Presidents of the two Congos, Denis Sassou Nguesso and Joseph Kabila, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo jointly organized the 3rd Meeting of Partners of the Global Peatlands Initiative, with the support of UN Environment.

Read more …

Documents of 3rd Meeting of Partners of the Global Peatlands Initiative

The 3rd technical Meeting of Partners of the Global Peatlands Initiative (GPI) opened on Wednesday in Brazzaville, in the presence of the Congolese Minister of Environment and Tourism, Arlette Sudan Nonault, and his counterpart from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Amy Ambotobe Nyongolo.

Read more …

Adaptation Fund Launches Pilot Initiative Providing Enhanced Support for Climate-Vulnerable Countries to Access Climate Finance

Washington, D.C. (April 3, 2018) — In an effort to help more climate-vulnerable developing countries gain access to climate finance under the Fund’s pioneering Direct Access modality, the Adaptation Fund is launching a pilot programme to empower countries through the accreditation process by providing enhanced, targeted and tailored readiness support.

Read more …

GCF: Climate change hurting the poor, Mali President says in call for action

Bamako, 06 Apr 2018 Republic of Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta called for a united approach to tackle the inequalities of climate change at GCF's Structured Dialogue with Africa, which concludes today.

Read more …

CBFP News Archive

2018

Forest Watch - April 2018