United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
- Promote international cooperation in the field of the environment and sustainable development, keep under review the world environment situation, promote acquisition, assessment and exchange of environmental knowledge, formulate and implement programmes on environment within the UN ,identification, monitoring and assessment of major environmental problems (Earthwatch),Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) with FAO, ICSU, UNESCO, WMO.
- UNEP-WCMC(World Conservation Monitoring Centre) Forest Programme - Data Sets and Maps; Regional Information; Forest Information (Forest Information Strategy (ForIS), Networking) - Analysis for Decision-making: Forests in Flux (climate change priorities); Poverty Mapping(forest conservation context); Living Planet Index (forest ecosystem trends over past 30 years); European Forest Gap Analysis 2000 (reforestation); Biological Diversity.
Relevance to forests by key words
environment, environmental law, monitoring, information, data, biological diversity, sustainable development