A summit to advance our collective ambition regarding the preservation and sustainable management of rainforests
At COP 27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, President Emmanuel Macron and President Ali Bongo announced that a One Forest Summit would be held in Libreville, Gabon, on 1st and 2nd of March, 2023.
Tropical forests provide an invaluable service both to local populations and to humanity by offering many resources but also by sequestering carbon and hosting biodiversity hotspots.
This summit will be an opportunity to make progress and renew our collective ambition regarding the preservation and sustainable management of forests, which are critical to tackling the most pressing interrelated global challenges, at the forefront of which climate change and biodiversity loss. The promotion of a North-South solidarity, central to protecting these vital reserves, will also be a key element.