Join us for a week-long journey to Latin America and the Caribbean. Inspiring talks, GLF Lives, virtual tours and more in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Share your experience and vision for the Latin America and the Caribbean landscapes at the LAC Youth Week.

Tiina Vähänen

Deputy Director
Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Tiina Vähänen is the Deputy Director of the Forestry Division of the Natural Resources and Sustainable Production stream. In her previous role, she has led FAO work on REDD+ and national forest monitoring. She has worked on international forest and natural resources policy issues at FAO since 2001 and led the organization of the 14th World Forestry Congress in 2015. She has coordinated FAO’s contributions to the global climate change debates, notably UNFCCC, and managed FAO forestry contributions to other international agreements and the Collaborative Partnership on Forests.