News Update

In the lead-up to the Global Landscapes Forum, a monthly newsletter gives updates on the preparations, program and other related content below.

A new year, a new theme: food & livelihoods

16 Jan 2020

The Global Landscapes Forum community is looking forward to an exciting 2020 calendar, with a focus on balancing enhanced food and nutritional security with restoration of multifunctional landscapes that range from forests, croplands, grasslands, peatlands and mountains to marine and coastal ecosystems.

Risks and rewards: sustainable finance

5 Dec 2019

On 30 November, the Global Landscapes Forum convened in Luxembourg for its fourth annual Investment Case Symposium to explore how the world can accelerate financing for sustainable land-use. Almost 500 bankers, investors, researchers and decision makers participated in person, with 6,500 more online, and 6.7 million on social media.

Making progress on sustainable land-use finance

15 Nov 2019

16-day countdown to GLF Luxembourg, Back to our roots to restore landscapes at GLF Accra, Green finance 101: How to mobilize funds for the planet, GLFx: Join the waiting list or apply to start a chapter

GLF Live Coverage at COP25 in Madrid

8 Nov 2019

You might have heard that the U.N. Climate Change conference (COP25) set to take place in Santiago has been moved to Madrid from 2—13 December 2019. Due to the last-minute change, the Global Landscapes Forum will no longer host an event alongside the COP.

Youth, women, smallholders join global cry for climate justice, landscape restoration at GLF Accra

1 Nov 2019

The stirring lyrics of We Shall Overcome became the battle hymn of Global Landscapes Forum Accra 2019 as smallholder producers, women, youth and academics rose up to call for shared solutions to the worldwide climate crisis and successful landscape restoration.

5 ways to join the next Global Landscapes Forum

14 Oct 2019

GLF New York Sets the Stage for the Decade, 20-Day Countdown to GLF Accra, Sustainable Finance: Apply to Attend GLF Luxembourg, Landscapes 101: Get briefed on our planet’s ecosystems

24 days, 22 hours, 13 minutes to go

3 Sep 2019

Just Released: Agenda for GLF New York, 12 hours to solve 12 years at hACCRAthon, Sustainable Finance: Apply to Attend GLF Luxembourg, World on fire: News from the frontlines of blazes in Brazil, Indonesia and Bolivia

Learn for Free, Climate Week’s Most Important Event + Lost Languages

12 Aug 2019

Join the Most Important Conference at Climate Week NYC ; Early Bird Registration Now Open for GLF Accra ; Takeaways Ahead of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples ; Register for Free Online Landscape Courses

Big moves in the Big Apple

6 Jul 2019

U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration front and center at GLF NYC; Weigh in now on the Decade: take this global survey; New ‘gold standard’ on Indigenous rights and more at GLF Bonn 2019; All eyes on Africa at GLF Accra

Just in: Aka Niviana to speak at #GLFBonn2019

5 Jun 2019

Are rights the solution to climate change? Find out more at GLF Bonn June 22-23; Vote for your Landscape Hero: Winner receives global recognition; Win a free ticket to GLF Bonn