The call for contributions to the XV World Forestry Congress is now open!

Submit your contribution to the XV World Forestry Congress to be held in the Republic of Korea from 24-28 May 2021! Proposals for side events as well as abstracts for papers, posters and videos that highlight innovative work in the forest sector are now being accepted.

The XV World Forestry Congress is a unique opportunity for the world’s largest global gathering of foresters held every six years to strengthen international cooperation with forest supporters and intersectoral partners to share expertise and experiences, and project a vision of the future role of forests in global sustainable development. The last five World Forestry Congresses have been held in Africa (2015), South America (2009), North America (2003), Central Asia (1997) and Europe (1991) from a regional perspective. The next Congress will be held in Korea from 24 to 28 May 2021 to emphasize the role of forests in the context of the Global Forest Goals, Paris Agreement, Post-2020 global biodiversity framework and the 2030 Agenda, identify key measures and enrich the prospective future trajectories of forests as the forest sector is adjusting to the post-COVID-19 developments.