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EFI Bonn

Platz der Vereinten Nationen 7

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Local lessons to global implications – pathways to effective forest-related policies

Join us on 30 November 2018, at 15:00-19:00 at the EFI Bonn Office (next to the World Conference Center Bonn) to discuss how locally learnt lesson can lead to global implications. We will be highlighting the SFM, FLEGT and REDD policy coherence: impacts, synergies and lessons from local to national level, with case studies from Guyana, Suriname, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia.

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15:00-15:30 Registration

15:30 Seminar starts

Welcoming words by Jo Van Brusselen, EFI

Donor perspective on the need for policy coherence for a stronger role of forests in sustainable development
Dr. Thomas Baldauf, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL)

SFM, FLEGT, REDD policy coherence: impacts, synergies and lessons from local to national level, case studies from three continents:

  • Case study in Democratic Republic of Congo by Dr. Bruno Verbist, KU Leuven
  • Case study in Indonesia, by Ms. Laura Prill/Dr. Prem Neupane, University of Hamburg
  • REDD+ MRV, NFI and TLAS integration options in Suriname: lessons from case studies, by Prof Dr Michael Köhl, University of Hamburg

Global lessons on FLEGT-REDD-SFM policy coherence from SAFARI case studies
Dr. Yitagesu Tekle Tegegne, EFI

The future of global forest governance – lessons from a Delphi study
Ms. Anna Begemann, EFI

Q&A and Panel discussion: “Local lessons to global implications – pathways to effective forest-related policies”
moderator: Dr. Lukas Giessen, EFI

Panelists represent the policy making arena, practitioners, scientists, civil society and private sector. Confirmed panelists are:

Dr. Thomas Baldauf, BMEL
Mr. Jussi Viitanen, EU FLEGT and REDD Facilities
Dr. Andrew Wardell, CIFOR
Ms. Indra Van Gisbergen, FERN

Closing remarks and take-home messages
Prof. Georg Winkel, EFI

18:00-19:00 Networking reception (drinks and snacks)

The event is free of charge and after the official programme there will be an hour of networking over drinks and snacks. The evening closes at 19:00.

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