Above: UN Environment Executive Director Inger Andersen announcing the Faiths for Forests campaign launch at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019.
The Faiths for Forests campaign was officially launched as a contribution to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, kicking off a global faith-based movement of mobilization, education and advocacy around halting and reversing tropical deforestation. The announcement was made by Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UN Environment and Sonia Guajajara, Executive Coordinator of the Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB).
A GLOBAL FAITH CAMPAIGN TO END TROPICAL DEFORESTATION
Faiths for Forests is a global campaign and call to action to support religious leaders, faith communities and places of worship around the world to get involved in efforts to protect, restore and sustainably manage tropical forests and advocate for the rights of the indigenous peoples and forests communities that are on the front lines of the fight to halt and reverse tropical deforestation. All organizations, networks and institutions of faith and good conscience around the world are invited to join the movement.
Learn more and join the movement at: faithsforforests.com