This biennial meeting offers a policy and technical forum for countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region to discuss and address forest issues. Government officials from forestry and other sectors are encouraged to attend, as are representatives of NGOs, private industry and other organizations dealing with forest-related issues in the region.
dates: 9-13 September 2013 location: Georgetown, Guyana
Beyond 2015 will hold the Global Youth Summit: BYND 2015, in San Jose, Costa Rica, from 9-13 September 2013. The summit, which will be hosted by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the President of Costa Rica, will bring together young people to discuss youth issues and information and communications technology (ICT) in the context of development. The event will be webcast for online participation.
dates: 9-13 September 2013 location: San Jose, Costa Rica