Friday, 19 May 2017

Their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden to visit the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)



WHEN:   
Monday, May 22, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:30 PM.

WHAT:
Live webstream of their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden's visit to CIFOR.

Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will visit the global headquarters of CIFOR for an afternoon focusing on forestry and sustainable development, featuring key figures from government, academia, business and civil society.

WHO:
You are invited to watch the livestream of the event available at http://www.cifor.org/king-and-queen-of-sweden/
    

13.00 Seminar Part 1: The Role of Forestry for Sustainable Development

Speakers include:

•    Dr. Peter Holmgren, Director General, CIFOR
•    Ir. Wiratno MSc., Director of Social Forestry Preparation (PKPS), Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia
•    Dr. Terry Sunderland, CIFOR
•:    Mr. Danang Ari Raditya, Forestry specialist, IKEA Supply Indonesia
•    Mr. Reza Andreanto, Environment Manager, Tetra Pak Indonesia
•    Dr. Sonya Dewi, The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
•    Dr. Herry Purnomo, CIFOR


14.15 Tree planting ceremony: An Ironwood (Ulin) tree will be planted by Their Majesties as a symbol of sustainable forestry practices.

14.45 Seminar Part 2: The Role of Forestry for Sustainable Development
                             
Speakers include:

•    Dr. Damayanti Buchory, Bogor Agricultural University
•    Dr. Peter Holmgren, Director General, CIFOR
•    Ir. Laksmi Dhewanthi, MA., Senior Advisory to the Minister of Environment and Forestry for Industry and International Trade, Indonesia
•    Professor Ingrid Öborn, Regional Director for South-East Asia, ICRAF
•    Ms. Shinta Widjaja Kamdani, President of Indonesia Business Council on Sustainable Development (IBCSD)
•    Dr. Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, CIFOR
    H.E. Ms. Anna Johansson, Minister for Infrastructure, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

                    
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Budhy Kristanty, CIFOR, B.KRISTANTY@CGIAR.ORG
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