Expert workshop in support of the CPF joint initiative on streamlining forest-related reporting
Strengthening the Global Core Set of Forest Indicators to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030
22-24 October 2019 at FAO headquarters, Rome
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Goal and Objectives
The overarching goal of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) is to review progress on the Global Core Set of forest indicators and develop recommendations to make full use of the set, particularly by further improving methodology and data availability of selected indicators.
The specific objectives are:
data generation through analytical tools; possible pilot studies;
The EGM is a meeting of technical experts. Participation is by invitation, drawn from all Member States, CPF members, representatives of international and regional organizations/processes, UN system organizations/agencies/programmes/
Plenary sessions will be held in English, French and Spanish. Some working group sessions will be conducted in English only. Background and working group discussion documentation will be provided in English.