The signatories to the New York Declaration on Forests represent a powerful and diverse coalition

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Goal 1

At least halve the rate of loss of natural forests globally by 2020 and strive to end natural forest loss by 2030

Goal 1

Goal 7

Agree in 2015 to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation as part of a post-2020 global climate agreement, in accordance with internationally agreed rules and consistent with the goal of not exceeding 2°C warming

Goal 1

Goal 8

Provide support for the development and implementation of strategies to reduce forest emissions.

Goal 9

Reward countries and jurisdictions that, by taking action, reduce forest emissions—particularly through public policies to scale-up payments for verified emission reductions and private-sector sourcing of commodities

Goal 10

Strengthen forest governance, transparency, and the rule of law, while also empowering communities and recognizing the rights of indigenous peoples, especially those pertaining to their lands and resources