The NYDF at COP26 in Glasgow

This is going to be a *big* year for forests at COP26.

News / November 1, 2021 /

The NYDF at COP26 in Glasgow

This is going to be a *big* year for forests at COP26.

/ November 1, 2021

On November 5, 2021 (4:00 pm GMT - 5:30 pm GMT | 12:00 pm EST - 1:30 pm EST), the NYDF will host an event within the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Climate Conference to elevate leading voices from government, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, youth, civil society and the private sector to showcase how to shift from commitment to action through ambitious political action and positive investment.

You can join this event [NYDF: A Renewed Call To Action] by registering for GLF's Climate Conference and setting a bookmark for the NYDF event on Nov. 5th. And we're excited to announce we've acquired FREE TICKETS to share with members of the NYDF community to attend the conference remotely!

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Oluwaseun Adekugbe - Managing Director,Youth4Nature
  • Grace Balawag - Deputy Coordinator for IPs' Partnership on CC,Forests, and Sustainable Development, Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)
  • Susan Lieberman - Vice President, International Policy, Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Jorge Mario Rodriguez Zúñiga - Director, National Fund for Forest Funding, Costa Rica
  • Ibu Yenny Almuthahar - West Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Sanggeet Mithra Manirajah - Consultant, Climate Focus & NYDF Progress Assessment
  • Mario Cerutti - Chief Institutional Relations & Sustainability Officer, Lavazza
  • Niki Mardas - Executive Director, Global Canopy
  • Norbert Gorissen - Deputy Director General for International Policy, BMU, Germany

Take advantage of your ticket to the GLF Climate Conference and view the full conference agenda of other events taking place:

This is going to be a *big* year for forests at COP26. In preparation, we've compiled a non-exhaustive list of forest-related COP26 events, including several events hosted by or with featured speakers from NYDF endorsers and community members.

COP Presidency World Leaders’ Summit: Forest and Land Use Action Event
2 November | 9:15 – 12:45 GMT
(See full Presidency Programme here)

Fixing Finance From The Ground Up: Making Indigenous Voices Count In The Fight To Stop Deforestation
3 November | 16:00 (GMT)
(Live stream will be available from this page)

5 Great Forests For Mesoamerica
3 November | 11-12:30 @ GEF/GCF Pavilion
(Read more from WCS Newsroom)

Halting Tropical Deforestation: The Role of Carbon Credits From REDD+ Countries & Jurisdictions
3 November | 9:30-10:30
(Click here to register)

Scaling Intact Forest Conservation Through Landscape Level Approaches Supported By Climate Finance
3 November | 17:00 – 18:30
(Click here to register)

Eliminating Commodity-Driven Deforestation: Finance Sector Roadmap
3 November | 12:45 (GMT)
(Live stream will be available from the Nature4Climate YouTube channel)

Unlocking investments to Deliver Equitable Nature-based Solutions for a Green, Healthy and Resilient Planet
3 November | 11:30-12:30
(Click here to register)

Beyond The Talk: Showcasing Ghana's Forest Sector Climate Solutions
3 November | 11:00 GMT

Why Intact Forests For Climate Change? 
4 November | 13:00-14:30
(Click here to register)

Financing Forest Action: Investing in Forests to Address the Climate Crisis
4 November | 14:45 GMT+1  
(Click here to register)

. . . .
The COP Presidency and the Nature 4 Climate Coalition have organized November 6th as Nature Day.
(See full COP26 programme here for more details.)

Community Land Rights for Nature, Climate, and People
6 November | 13:45-14:30 @ UK Pavilion

Emerging Policy Approaches For Intact Forest Conservation
6 November | 17:00-18:30 GMT
(Click here to register)

SDG 15 Event: High-level Dialogue of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests: Upscaling Actions to Turn the Tide on Deforestation
6 November
(Click here for more details)
Marrakech Partnership: Land Use Action Event
6 November
(Click here for more details)

. . . .

Making Climate Finance Work for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities: Safeguards and Direct Climate Financing
7 November | 15:15-16:45 GMT
(Click here to register)

Collective Action - Collective Responsibility: How Targeted investments at the Forest and Farm Frontier Offer A Key Pathway to Supporting Farmers, and Protecting Forests and Biodiversity
8 November | 17:00-18:30
(Click here to register)

Launch of the UK Soy Manifesto
9 November | 13.00-14.30 GMT
(Click here to register)

Raising the Roof: Voices for the Amazon
10 November| 18:00 (GMT)
(Click here to register)