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Policy development in Sweden and EU related to deforestation.

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Emilie Molin, Desk officer, Division for forest and climate, Ministry of Enterprise and innovation of Sweden.

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Policy development in Sweden and EU related to deforestation.

  1. 1. Policy developments related to deforestation International day of forest, March 21st 2019 Emilie Molin, Division for forest and climate, Ministry of Enterprise and innovation Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 1
  2. 2. Global Forest Goal 1 Reverse the loss of forest cover worldwide through sustainable forest management, including protection, restoration, afforestation and reforestation, and increase efforts to prevent forest degradation and contribute to the global effort of addressing climate change. 1.1 Forest area is increased by 3% worldwide. 1.2 The world’s forest carbon stocks are maintained or enhanced. 1.3 By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally 1.4 The resilience and adaptive capacity of all types of forests to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change is significantly strengthened worldwide. UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030, the global framework for forest goals Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 2 Goal 1 and its targets support and contribute to the achievement of, among others, SDG targets 6.6, 12.2, 13.1, 13.3, 14.2, 15.1, 15.2, 15.3, 15.4 and 15.8, as well as Aichi Biodiversity Targets 5, 7, 9, 11, 14 and 15
  3. 3. • New pressure from climate policy • Forest actions in NDC & NAPs 80% of submitted NDCs include LULUCF-related actions in their commitments to mitigation and 58 per cent include specific policies and measures for forestry (UNFF analysis 2019). The heat is on Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 3 Photo: Michael Corder/AP/TT
  4. 4. • Development cooperation • COFO + COAG • EU Commission study on the feasibility of options to step up EU action to combat deforestation and forest degradation – initiative expected ahead • EUTR, FLEGT, more countries enters VPA • REDII & ILUC • UNEA4 resolution on deforestation and agricultural commodity supply chains Addressing deforestation drivers Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 4
  5. 5. Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 5 Sweden’s national forest programme Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation 5 Vision Ongoing dialogue Strategy with five focus areas Action plan with specific measures Sustainable forest management with greater climate benefits Multiple uses of forest resources for more jobs and sustainable growth throughout the country World-class innovation and processed forest products Sustainable use and conservation of forests as a profile issue in Sweden’s international cooperation A knowledge leap to ensure the sustainable use and conservation of forests 2030 “Forests – our ‘green gold’ – will contribute to creating jobs and sustainable growth throughout the country, and contribute to the development of a growing bioeconomy”

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