XV World Forestry Congress

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Presentation of Congress outcomes and closing ceremony

May 6, 2022 | 3:00 PM KST - 5:00 PM KST

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Congress outcomes

During the closing ceremony, the outcomes of the Congress, which reflected the inputs and efforts of participants from all regions and sectors, were shared and confirmed. The outcomes represented the essence of the discussions throughout the week on how to build a green, healthy and resilient future with forests while contributing to the achievement of the SDGs, Global Forest Goals, the Paris Agreement and other relevant global agreements. Participants expressed their views on the outcomes and the way forward, a video presented highlights from the Congress and high-level representatives from FAO, the host country and international organizations or processes provided closing remarks. The event also received a proposal for hosting the XVI WFC.


  • Share and confirm the outcomes of the Congress.
  • Discuss the Congress outcomes with diverse stakeholders including private sector, civil society, Indigenous representatives, smallholder groups and youth representatives.
  • High-level statements on the way forward.
closing ceremony