As world leaders convened in 2015 to agree on Sustainable Development Goals and a new climate deal, the Forum was leveraged this historic opportunity to shape the world’s development agenda for decades to come. Over the past two years, the Global Landscapes Forum has evolved into the world’s leading platform for discussing land-use issues. In Paris, the Forum brought together more than 3000 stakeholders from forestry, agriculture, water, energy, law and finance, among others.

The Forum is organized by a cross-sectoral consortium of leading international organizations, led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Over 100 organizations from across the globe hosted Discussion Forums, Launchpads, Landscapes Labs and be part of a Thematic pavilion.