Press Releases

2017 Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn, Germany: World’s Biggest Gathering on Accelerating Action for Sustainable Land Use

21 Dec 2017

A major event focused on sustainable land use headlined by world leaders including the President of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Ameenah Gurib Fakim, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón and the German Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) Barbara Hendricks emphasized the need to break down silos between sectors to protect and restore the world’s landscapes and the communities that depend on them.

Indigenous peoples confirm involvement in GLF to 2022

21 Dec 2017

A coordinating forum of the world’s indigenous peoples has confirmed its involvement in the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) over the next five years with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the latest event in Bonn, Germany.

Media advisory: World’s largest multi-sector gathering on sustainable land use

19 Dec 2017

Game-changing new research, high-tech tools, unconventional initiatives to be presented at a gathering of 1,000 heads of state and environment ministers, experts, scientists, NGOs and change makers

Global Landscapes Forum: Renowned Yogi Sadhguru and UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim to discuss campaign to save India’s rivers as an example for global action

14 Dec 2017

Rally for Rivers (#RallyforRivers) is a nationwide effort to save India’s rivers from depletion. The campaign was launched by Sadhguru, famed yogi and founder of the Isha Foundation, while driving across India last September. Since then, the initiative has mobilized 160 million people, making it one of the world’s biggest and most successful environmental movements.

Press release: Save the date – Be part of the movement to promote sustainability in the land use sector — Encompassing forests, farming, food and land rights — in Bonn December 19-20

6 Dec 2017

Cultural Instigator Scott Goodson, Yogi Sadhguru and UN Environment Head Erik Solheim To Address World’s Largest Gathering on Urgent Sustainability Issues—from Restoration to Indigenous Rights