17 Jun 2012, 15:30:00-18:00:00


  1. Restore 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded lands by 2020.
  2. Promote science, technology, innovation and traditional knowledge in order to face forests main challenge: how to turn them productive without destroying them.
  3. Zero Net Deforestation by 2020, respecting the rights and knowledge of peoples living in and from the forests and responding to their sustainable development needs.

James Chao (China)
Dr. Klaus Toepfer (Germany)
Founder, Executive Director, Institute for Advanced
Sustainability Studies (IASS), former Executive Direcotr of
the United Nations Environment (1998-2006)
Mr. Andre Giacini de Freitas (Brazil)
Executive-Director, Forest Stewardship Council
Dr. Bertha Becker (Brasil)
Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ
Mr. Estebancio Castro Diaz (Panama)
Executive-Secretary, Alliance of Indigenous
and Tribal Peoples of Tropical Forests
Dr. Julia Marton-Lefevre (France)
Director-General, International Union for
Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Dr. Lu Zhi (China)
Director, Center for Nature and Society
Beijing University
Dr. Yolanda Kakabadse (Ecuador)
President, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Mr. Anders Hildeman (Sweden)
Global Forestry Manager
IKEA of Sweden AB
Mr. Christian Del Valle (United Kingdom)
Founder, Manager, Althelia Climate Fund
Mr. Guilherme Leal (Brazil)
Founder, CEO, Natura Cosmeticos

Facilitators of the online discussion
Benjamin Cashore (United States of America)
Yale University
Ms. Michelle Kovacevic (Australia)
Founder, Executive Director, Institute for Advanced
Center for International Forestry Research - CIFOR (Indonesia)
Edson Vidal (Brazil)
Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz - ESALQ
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