We are pleased to hereby inform you that exhibition registration for the CBFP MoP19 is open. The exhibition space offers your organization the opportunity to present your work, initiatives, projects and expertise to the participants of the MoP19. Exhibitors are able to rent a stand package at set prices with options for customization and additional equipment. To register as Exhibitor at the 19th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP), please fill out this form online before May 30, 2022.
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Call for Proposals of Side Events at CBFP MOP 19
The Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany is pleased to launch a call for proposals for side events during the 19th Meeting of Parties (MoP 19) in Libreville, Gabon, from 5-8 July 2022, tbc.
Side events are open and communicative spaces. In line with the themes of the CBFP MOP 19, the side events will form a hub for joint programming, creating synergies, and sharing experiences, results and perspectives among CBFP partners. Side events will serve as the principal platform for launching initiatives, programs and projects. They will provide a space for exchanging ideas and networking with the diverse range of MoP 19 participants from the policy, scientific and practitioner communities, including the eleven COMIFAC member states, Side events are designed to showcase the political, diplomatic, practical, scientific and innovation experience of the partnership and its members.
This portrayal of the CBFP on the occasion of its 20th anniversary as showcased by the side events reflects the international community’s growing recognition of the Congo Basin forets’ importance for global biodiversity and environmental health, its considerable role in the fight against climate change and the contribution of its peatlands, which are not only a major global reserve of soil carbon but also a significant world reserve of endemic biodiversity and mineral resources.
The side events should highlight the linkages between topics such as the fight against climate change, biodiversity conservation, transhumance, sustainable management, forest restoration and sustainable development in the central African sub-region. In the context of the development priorities of the Congo Basin, they should provide frames to the discussions and outcomes of the MoP 19 main program. In this manner, side events should take into consideration the necessities and steps to implementing the COMIFAC Declaration and the proposed "Fair Deal" for the Congo Basin forests between the international community and Congo Basin countries as stated in the Declaration of Commitment of the COMIFAC Member States to the Central African forests and call for equitable financing and the COP26 Congo Basin Joint Donor Statement, respectively.
CBFP MoP 19 Side Events - Logistics
In terms of side events, the CBFP MoP 19 venue is expected to host about four (4) high level political events (Ministerial Sessions), close to forty (40) thematic events that should last 60-90 minutes and/or all day and include collaborative workshops, podium discussions, college meetings and bi-/multilateral meetings. Furthermore, meeting and collaborative spaces devoted to networking, joint programming and dialogue will be available, as well as an interactive exhibition space for Congo Basin partners and the launch of partner initiatives, projects and programs.
In addition, the German CBFP Facilitation is calling for proposals for film exhibitions, poster or video/slide presentations or networking sessions or any other relevant activity to be conducted during the time slots reserved for side events.
If you are interested, please complete the registration form at the end of this document.
Time slot availability for CBFP MOP 19 side events
- Day -1, Day -2 and Day -3 : All day or any time you (The organization costs for these events shall be borne by the organizers)
- Day 1 (5 July 2022): from 7:30-8:15 m.; 1:00-2:00p.m.; 5:30-7:00p.m.; 7:30-9:00 p.m.
- Day 2 (6 July 2022): from 7:30-8:15 m.; 1:00-2:00p.m.; 2:30-3:30p.m.; 4:00-5:30p.m.; 6:00- 7:30p.m. and 8:00-9:30 p.m.
- Day 3 (7 July 2022): from 7:30-8:30 m.; 1:00-2:00p.m.; 2:30-3:30p.m.; 4:00-5:30p.m.; 6:00- 7:30p.m. and 8:00-9:30 p.m.
- Day 4 (8 July 2022): from 7:30-8:30 m.; 1:00-2:00p.m.; 2:30-3:30p.m.; 6:00-7:30p.m. and
- Day 5; Day 6: all day (The organization costs for these events shall be borne by the organizers)
Responding to the call for proposals
The CBFP Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany is calling for proposals to host 60-90 minute during, or one- or two-day side events before or after the MoP 19 at the venue of CBFP MoP19.
The side events are designed to provide opportunities to identify and address critically important themes, issues that are key to the implementation of the COMIFAC and Glasgow Declaration and also to provide a spacefor sharing information, innovative results, priorities, pressing practical issues relating to the protection and conservation of the Congo Basin forests, and for launching initiatives, projects and programs. The reflections bring together the public sector and forest stakeholders in the Congo Basin to foster comparative, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional and cross-sectoral exchanges and synergies and sharing to enhance the partners' contributions.
There is no set format required, but guidelines are provided below. Submissions should be sent before
20 May 2022, to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposals will be reviewed by the CBFP Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany, always with the aim of ensuring balanced coverage of the thematic areas.
Selected applicants will be contacted before 31 May 2022.
For more Information, please, download the Documents here below:
- EN Fiche Call for Proposals Side Events MoP19 Application Form.docx (43.0 KiB)
- EN_Call for Proposals_Side Events_MoP19.docx (46.9 KiB)
- EN_Call for Proposals_Side Events_MoP19.pdf (627.9 KiB)
- FR Appel à proposition de side event RdP19.docx (48.0 KiB)
- FR Appel à proposition de side event RdP19.pdf (718.9 KiB)
- FR Fiche Appel à proposition de side event Fiche de propositions.docx (43.6 KiB)
19th Meeting of the Parties (MOP) July 5-8, 2022, in Libreville, Gabon: Registration is open until May 20, 2022!
If you wish to attend the 19th MoP of the CBFP and related events, please register before 20th May 2022 by completing the form below and clicking on the button “register”. It will not be possible to attend the meeting without a properly completed registration procedure.
19th Meeting of the Parties, July 5-8, 2022, in Libreville, Gabon: Registration is closing on May 20, 2022!
This is a reminder that registrations for the 19th Meeting of Parties (MoP) of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership in Libreville, Gabon, from 5 to 8 July 2022 are CLOSING IN 2 DAYS. Please note, that you can only attend with a completed registration. Please register here...
We are pleased to hereby inform you that exhibition registration for the CBFP MoP19 will be open soon. The exhibition space offers your organization the opportunity to present your work, initiatives, projects and expertise to the participants of the MoP19. Exhibitors will be able to rent a stand package at set prices with options for customization and additional equipment.
The Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany is pleased to launch a call for proposals for side events during the 19th Meeting of Parties (MoP 19) in Libreville, Gabon, from 5-8 July 2022, tbc. There is no set format required, but guidelines are provided below. Submissions should be sent before. 20 May 2022, to the following address: email@example.com
Information Note : The CBFP celebrates its 20th anniversary and holds its 19th Meeting of Parties (MOP) 5-8 July 2022, in Libreville, Gabon
The facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany is pleased to announce that the 19th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) is scheduled to take place from 5 to 9 July 2022, in Libreville (Gabon) in hybrid format. It will be organized by the CBFP Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany in close collaboration with the Republic of Gabon and the Central Africa Forest Commission (COMIFAC).
Orientation Note of the 19th CBFP Meeting of Parties, Libreville, 5-8 July 2022 - Program of the week
CBFP celebrates its 20th anniversary and holds its 19th Meeting of the Parties (MoP 19), 5-8 July 2022, Libreville, Gabon. Continued implementation of the Declaration of Commitment of COMIFAC Member States to the Central African forests and Call for Equitable Financing and the COP 26 Joint Declaration of Congo Basin Donors: Towards sustainable development with a “Fair Deal” for the Congo Basin Forests, their inhabitants, forests and biodiversities.
Ninth Meeting of the CBFP Governing Council in Douala: major strides in the implementation of the CBFP and partners' roadmap and new challenges ahead
The 9th Meeting of the CBFP Governing Council was held on Friday 16 July 2021 in Douala Cameroon by video conference at the Hotel La Falaise. This meeting was part of the CBFP's cooperation framework, which provides for the CBFP Council to meet twice a year, and followed Experts Meeting to follow up on the N'Djamena Conference on the development of country investment plans focusing on zoonoses, transhumance, the fight against cross-border poaching, security and sustainable development between the Sahel and the Congo Basin, which was held from 12 to 15 July 2021 at the same venue.
Results of the work of the geographical block CENTER. Please download the Document here below:
Results of the work of the geographical block WEST. Please download the Document here below:
Results of the work of the geographical block WEST. Please download the Document here below:
The Facilitator of the Federal Republic of Germany of the CBFP, Honorable Dr Christian Ruck wishes you the best for the year 2021!
In this festive season at the end of the year 2020, we are pleased to get back to you to express our appreciation, because from our interactions during this year 2020 that is drawing to a close, we have benefited from your diverse and rich contributions and proactive engagements that have enriched and enhanced our joint partnership. Together, we have moved forward and the successful implementation of the CBFP meetings in Kinshasa has confirmed this conviction. This is our joint success! Together, we have moved forward! Together, we have raised the standard of the Congo Basin and its peripheries.
The Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP), the Acting Presidency of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be jointly hosting the 8th CBFP Council and related meetings from 08 to 11 December 2020 in Kinshasa.
The Eighth CBFP Council Meeting will take place from 26 to 29 May in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The next Meeting of CBFP Parties
will take place at the end of 2020 or in the first quarter of 2021 in one of the Central African countries