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The World Resources Institute and partners recently previewed Global Forest Watch, a powerful new forest monitoring and management initiative that will be launched in late 2013, at a side event at the United Nations Forum on Forests 10 (UNFF) in Istanbul. Speakers included:

  • Zulkifli Hasan: Minister of Forestry, Indonesia
  • Kerri-Ann Jones: Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Wu Hongbo: Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Naoko Ishii: CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility
  • Tim Christophersen: Senior Program Officer, Forests and Climate Change, UNEP
  • Nigel Sizer: Director, Global Forests Initiative, World Resources Institute

Watch the full version here.