The thirteenth session of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF13) resumed on Tuesday, 8 May 2018, at UN Headquarters in New York. In the morning, delegates continued their policy dialogue on the implementation of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030 (UNSPF) and the UNFF’s input to the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The session featured a panel discussion on contribution of forests to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies. Panelists addressed the linkages between forests, sustainable production of forest products, water, climate and energy.