Contact – SPA:
The National Center for Vegetation Coverage Development and Combating Desertification reviewed Saudi Arabia’s green goals at the United Nations forum.
The United Nations Forum on Forests in New York City, USA, during its eighteenth session.
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Saudi Green Initiative
It discusses initiatives, ambitious plans and achievements related to the development, protection and sustainability of forests within the framework of the Saudi Green Initiative.
The center focused in the forum on improving vegetation cover for environmental purposes through the Saudi Green Initiative.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) also highlighted opportunities for restoring forest ecosystems.
In addition to the G20 Global Land Initiative.
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Planting 60 million trees
The forum dealt with the center’s adoption of the initiative to plant 60 million trees and rehabilitate 300,000 hectares of forest lands and valleys.
In addition to the implementation of the national forest strategy and programs and projects implemented in the field of forests.
It was also discussed that Saudi Arabia will host the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification at the end of 2024.
The Saudi Green Initiative highlights the Kingdom’s efforts to protect biodiversity in terrestrial and marine areas
significant environmental achievements
The forum witnessed great interaction and turnout, with the participation of a number of delegations of member states of the United Nations, including ambassadors and representatives of countries and organizations.
Everyone expressed their great admiration for the side event, describing its outputs as ambitious work and the important environmental achievements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It is noteworthy that the Forest Forum is held annually at the United Nations headquarters in New York, and aims to protect, develop and sustain forests around the world.
This is to help promote social development, improve livelihoods and contribute to poverty eradication.
And at a time when forests are threatened by unsustainable practices and economic crises.