Antalya Declaration for the role of forest and ecosystem restoration for future Mediterranean generations
The Mediterranean countries participating in the Seventh Mediterranean Forest Week, held in Antalya, Turkey, on 24 March 2022, under the auspices of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization:
- Endorsed the Agadir Commitment to restore 8 million hectares of forests in the Mediterranean by 2030.
- Underlined the importance of youth empowerment and engagement in building climate resilience in the Mediterranean region.
- Encouraged the management of Mediterranean forests and landscapes towards a vision where social, environmental, economic and cultural benefits are equally integrated.
- Considered the potential for forest landscapes restoration in the Mediterranean region as being among the world’s most significant restoration efforts and to be recognised as a World Restoration Flagship in the context of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.