On the 13th of May, UN Environment will be hosting a 2-hour discussion forum on the UN Decade on Ecosystems Restoration (2021-2030) as part of the 24-hour Digital Edition of the Global Landscape Forum Kyoto 2019. It is one of the 5 live sessions around the world, to take place on May 13th. 

The session will take place from 14:00 till 16:00 at the UN Headquarters in Nairobi. 

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – a dialogue on restoration approaches and commitments in East Africa

On13 May 2019 from 14:00 – 16:00 at the UN Headquarters, Nairobi, UN Environment is organizing a 2-hour digital panel discussion with the theme UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030. This event is part of the Global Landscapes Forum event ‘Kyoto Digital Edition’. The GLF event will be among a series of events happening around the world all streamed live, starting with an event in Kyoto at the IPCC meeting with an expected audience of 10,000+

The event will aim for increased awareness of the importance of restoring ecosystems in order to restore healthy and sustainable ecosystems for today and the future. Visual presentation tools will be used to enhance presentations, and active audience participation will be facilitated, including with the online audience.

Keynote address by UN Environment Ag. Executive Director Joyce Msuya and other distinguished guests. 

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You are welcome to join us online. You can register through the following link of the GLF Digital Edition

Programme of the session on UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration


Restoration Opportunities in East Africa

Monday 13th May 2019, 2-4 PM

UN Headquarters, Conference Room 9

Moderator: Ms. Musonda Mumba, Chief Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit

2:00- 2.15 Arrival of Guests


2.15 -2.30 Opening: Acting Head, UN Environment, Joyce Msuya


2.30-3.00 Panelist discussion (Exploring the Bigger Picture)

         Acting Head, UN Environment, Joyce Msuya

         DG - ICRAF Dr Tony Simmons

         UNDP/REDD Technical Advisor, Elsie Attafuah

         Chief Conservator of Forests, Julius Kamau

Claire Nasike, Founder of the Humming Bird

Mark Nicholson, Plants for Life, Kenya

Joan Tonui, Founder, Green Towns Initiatives 


3.00-3.15 Short Break- Film


3.15 - 3.45 Panelist discussion (Action on the ground)


3.45- 4.00 Summary by the moderator

                                         Closing remarks- Chief Conservator of  Forests, Julius Kamau                                       


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For more information about the full GLF 24 hours digital event and the programme click here.