Launch of the new e-learning course on forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement - Webinar #2

15 July 2020 - 15 July 2020

#GFOI2020 Webinar Series – Webinar #2

New: Access the e-learning course here

Watch the recording of the webinar here.


GFOI’s partner the Food and Agriculture Organization is organizing a Webinar on Open and Transparent Forest data under the Paris Agreement.

This appointment is promoted in the framework of the #GFOI2020 webinar series, as it is organized in lieu of the side event, which was supposed to be held during the GFOI 2020 Plenary.

The Webinar can be attended as interactive online session on Zoom. Register here.

Objectives of the Session
• Discuss the importance of the Enhanced Transparency Framework under Article 13 of the Paris Agreement and the contribution of forests
• Introduce the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency to support the Paris Agreement implementation
• Present the CBIT-Forest global project and launch of three brand new E- learning modules of the e-learning course “Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement”

Featured speakers at the webinars include Ms Lisa Hanle (UNFCCC), Ms Milena Gonzalez Vasquez (GEF), Mr Pascal Martinez (GEF) and Ms Rocío Cóndor-Golec (FAO). The event will be moderated by Mr Khalil Walji (FAO) and Ms Cristina Petracchi, Leader of the FAO eLearning Academy.

Read more on the webinar here.

The webinar and the e-learning course are conducted under the FAO/GEF project "Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector (CBIT-Forest)", which has been launched last year to strengthen the institutional and technical capacities of developing countries to meet the enhanced transparency requirements of the Paris Agreement, responding to Article 13 and contributing to tackling climate change.