Invitation to join on-going Rio+20 Dialogue on Forests
The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Governance,
Environment & Markets Initiative at Yale cordially invite you to join the
on-going Rio+20 Dialogue on forests.
Forests have been chosen as one of ten themes to be addressed by the Rio+20
Dialogues in preparation for the forthcoming 2012 United Nations Conference
on Sustainable Development. These dialogues convened by the Government of
Brazil form a unique opportunity for academic and civil society actors to
contribute their innovative and transformative ideas on key issues in
sustainable development. Conclusions and recommendations emanating from the
dialogues will be conveyed directly to the heads of State and Government
from June 16-19 immediately preceding the formal Rio deliberations from June
The Rio+20 Dialogue on forests is moderated by a team of scientists from
Yale University, The University of Sao Paulo/ ESALQ and CIFOR.You are
encouraged to participate in the online portion of the dialogues as soon as
possible to share your opinions, experiences, research findings, case
studies and project results and publications on forests. You are more than
welcome to share this invitation with your networks and organizations.
Sign up at: https://www.riodialogues.org
Or contact Ms. Ainsley Lloyd at ainsley.lloyd(a)yale.edu.
Thank you for joining us and for contributing to a sustainable future for
Task Force Coordinator of IUFRO Task Force "International Forest Governance
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies