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Event Summaries


Expanding Urban Tree Valuation Capacity in Latin American Cities

Around 25 representatives from the cities of Guadalajara, Mexico City, Culiacán, Mérida, León, and two Brazilian cities, Palmas and São Paulo, joined the training on i-Tree, a […]

Cities4Forests @ COP25: Community Climate Action

As part of the 25th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP25) in Madrid, Spain, Cities4Forests organized an official side-event at the EU […]

Building the first Cities4Forests Bridge in Quito: A model for climate-friendly infrastructure

Quito, Ecuador  Cities4Forests presented a pilot project at the Jardin Botanico’s International Orchid Exhibition on 3-6 October demonstrating the potential of forest-positive wood in urban construction and […]

Cities From Across the World are Tapping Nature-Based Solutions to Address Water Crises

Water is an essential ingredient to the functioning of our cities, growth of our economies, and health of our urban residents. Yet, according to the latest water risk […]

Wood as a First Choice Building Material. What are the Benefits?

Wood is becoming the global building material for innovative urban construction. Dozens of cities, like Toronto, London, Vienna, Vancouver, Tokyo and Lagos, are proposing, and building radical […]

Latin American Cities Add their Voices to a Growing Movement to Protect and Restore Forests

Cities4Forests sent three Latin American city representatives to the Initiative 20×20 Annual Partners Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At the event, Initiative 20×20, a country-led initiative that […]

Wood Urbanism: The Power of Procurement for Forests

On 23 May 2019, Cities4Forests led an interactive workshop on “Wood Urbanism” as part of the Urban Future Global Conference that was held in the heart of Oslo, […]

Celebrating the Value of Forests to Cities

Celebrating the “Forest and Education” theme of this year’s UN International Day of Forests on 21 March 2019, two key events involving Cities4Forests took place in Brussels placing forests […]

Quito: Leading Global Climate and Forest Action

On 18 March 2019, at the headquarters of Quito’s Environment Secretariat, 25 representatives from Quito’s city hall, Ecuador’s national government, and several local NGO partners met to […]