Welcome to the 2nd World Forum on Urban Forests!

We are delighted to extend our warmest greetings to all participants, distinguished guests, experts, and enthusiasts who have gathered for this significant event. Over the next five days, we embark on a journey dedicated to the vital role of urban forests in shaping healthy, inclusive, and resilient cities worldwide.

As urbanization accelerates and our cities expand, the importance of urban forests becomes ever more evident. This forum serves as a platform to explore the intricate relationship between urban environments and the green spaces within them. Our discussions will revolve around innovative approaches, sustainable practices, and groundbreaking research that not only highlight the benefits of urban forests but also address the challenges they face.

We encourage you to actively engage in insightful conversations, knowledge sharing, and collaborative brainstorming. Your contributions and ideas are instrumental in charting a sustainable path forward for our cities. Through presentations, panel discussions networking opportunities and field visits, we aim to foster a global community of passionate individuals dedicated to the cause of urban forestry. Together, we can drive positive change and create lasting impact.

Thank you for being a part of the 2nd World Forum on Urban Forests. Your presence and active participation are vital as we collectively envision greener, healthier, and more inclusive cities for generations to come. Let's make these five days of shared learning and collaboration truly memorable.

Welcome aboard this inspiring journey!

Simone Borelli
Urban Forestry Officer
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

2023 Co-Organizers


2023 World Forum on Urban Forests Sponsors

Canopy Sponsors
Oak Sponsor
Acorn Sponsor
Other Sponsors