Fiji, 8-10 March 2017-IUCN convened representatives from both the disaster management and environment sector from 10 pacific countries during a workshop on ecosystem-based approaches to reduce disaster risk. It was a unique opportunity to initiate multisectoral dialogue to mobilise joint actions for risk reduction through ecosystem management.
The 5th Mediterranean Forest week is taking place in Agadir (Morocco), from March 20-24th 2017. This forum, held every two years, is a major event featuring Mediterranean forests and brings the focus on the restoration of Mediterranean forests and landscapes. It gathers forest administrations, scientific and academic community, private sector, funders, civil society and NGOs and allows them to discuss selected themes.