Join WEA + World Economic Forum to discuss scaling forest protection and restoration

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In celebration of this year's International Day of Forests, WEA Co-Director Kahea Pacheco will join the World Economic Forum for a timely discussion on scaling up forest protection and restoration.

At COP26, world leaders promised to end deforestation by 2030. To reach this goal, forest protection and stewardship efforts must center the needs and leadership of Indigenous communities who have sustainably stewarded our worlds forests for generations.

Learn more about WEA's Women and Forests initiatives, which empowers women's leadership to protect and steward forests and communities.

Find all the details for this powerful session below, and be sure you tune in for this powerful discussion!

Watch the livestreamed event on Monday, March 21st at 6:00 AM PT / 9:00 AM ET

Forests are essential to climate, biodiversity, and livelihoods. Halting deforestation and restoring our forests is critical and urgent if we want to ensure a sustainable future.

How can we act now to scale-up protection and restoration of the world’s forest?

The purpose of this session is to discuss how to scale-up forest protection and restoration, with the following objectives:

  • Discuss the existing barriers in scale up action and impact
  • Present different pathways to drive change and increase impact
  • Highlight opportunities of collective action and innovative solutions which are driving the change towards reducing deforestation across the world

Watch the livestreamed session on Monday 21 March at 14:00-14:45 CET.


  • Frances Seymour, Senior Distinguished Fellow, World Resources Institute
  • Barbara Wettstein, Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé
  • Kahea Pacheco, Co-director, Women’s Earth Alliance
  • Jake Okechukwu, Abuja Hub, Global Shapers

Facilitated by

  • Gill Einhorn, Head,, World Economic Forum

We hope you'll join us!

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