December 1 - 2, 2018


Bonn, Germany






We are adding new speakers everyday, do keep checking for latest updates.

Get ready for a world-class forum, including CIFOR, UN Environment, the World Bank, IUCN, IUFRO, the Rainforest Alliance, CGIAR-FTA, IDH, IPMG, NEPAD, GIZ, BMZ, EcoAgriculture Partners, FAO, CIRAD, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative, FSC, IFOAM-Organics International, and 30 more.

With the urgency of acting against environmental degradation and climate change, GLF Bonn 2018 will be key in drawing out the next steps to take towards hitting sustainability targets. Organizations and individuals from across sectors and backgrounds will stir up conversations to boost action on the ground and learn from local experiences. More than 2,000 participants are expected to join our 1-2 December event, alongside 20,000 more for the online edition and millions on social media.

Get inspired by leading figures from development and green sectors, such as Ecosia’s Christian Kroll, UN Champion of the Earth Joan Carling or IUCN’s Inger Anderson and get 7 minute insights on grassroots action with Landscape Talks.

To get a taste of what’s to come at the event, see what happened at GLF Bonn 2017.

Don’t miss our second Voices of the Landscapes plenary, a special session on food security and opportunities to expand your views on landscapes at the GLF Learning Pavilion.

Join us in person at the World Conference Center in Bonn or online for our digital edition, and connect with thousands of people working towards a sustainable future throughout two action-filled days.

With about 2,000 participants expected to attend, along with a global online audience, GLF Bonn 2018 is expected to be our most important event yet. There is still time to apply if you are interested to host a session, including Discussion Forums, Plenaries, Landscapes Talks, Digital Summits and much more. Prepare for Bonn and engage with us online, via polls and surveys and tune in for the digital edition to watch livestream sessions, intervews, engage with our host and shape the conversation by making your voice heard. And if you know a Landscape Hero making a difference on the ground somewhere in the world, send us their story for a chance to be featured in Bonn.

Applications for Discussion Forums and Side Events are now closed as all slots have been filled for this year’s GLF.

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The event will be hosted by the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany.

More than 40 international organizations, environmental leaders and activists, indigenous communities, entrepreneurs and youth will be leading the conversations in sessions turning restoration and sustainability targets inside-out. Check the upcoming sessions on AFR100, forest landscape restoration, ten years of REDD+, grassroots efforts and scaling-up restoration in our constantly updated agenda. Keep an eye for plenaries on food security, Voices of the Landscapes, finance and more and see what’s in store in the GLF Learning Pavilion.

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For general inquiries:

Kamal Prawiranegara, GLF Global CoordinatorK.Prawiranegara@cgiar.org
Nevena Bakalar, GLF Assistant Coordinatorn.bakalar@cgiar.org