Outcomes of the Conference: The Pyeongchang Declaration “Fire Management and Sustainable Development” and the annexed Conference Statement”

Major Statements at the Conference: Opening Address by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Announcement of the 7th International Wildland Fire Conference in Brazil (2019)

- Video message of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (mov, 0.6 GB)

- Transcript of the opening address by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (PDF, 0.6 MB)

- Video message by the Ministry for Environment of Brazil, Climate Secretary Carlos Klink, with the announcement of Brazil hosting the next conference in 2019 (mov, 0.2 GB)

Participation and contributions of the Global Wildland Fire Network, International Organizations and Major Groups: Session Agendas, Statements, Session Abstracts and Poster

  • Statements of the UN, International Organizations and Major Groups

- Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
- International Fire Aviation Working Group (IFAWG)

  • Regional Statements

- Eurasia - SE Europe /Caucasus
- Central Asia - Euro-Alpine
- South Asia - Mediterranean
- South East Asia - North America
- North East Asia - South America
- Australasia - Mesoamerica
- Subsahara Africa - Caribbean
- South African Fire Network  
  • Regional Sessions Agendas (Cluster Sessions): 13 October 2015

I North America and Australasia IV – Mediterranean and Near East
II South America and Mesoamerica V – Euro-Siberia
III Pan-Asia VI – Subsahara Africa
  • Global Session Agenda: 15 October 2015

Joint Meeting of the Global Wildland Fire Network and Conference Participants

  • Regional Abstracts

- Eurasia - South African Fire Network
- Central Asia - SE Europe /Caucasus
- South Asia - Euro-Alpine
- South East Asia - Mediterranean
- North East Asia - North America
- Australasia - South America
- Subsahara Africa - Mesoamerica
  • Regional Posters

- GWFN and Global Wildland Fire Advisory Group - SE Europe /Caucasus
- Eurasia - Euro-Alpine
- Central Asia - Mediterranean
- South Asia - North America
- South East Asia - North America - Mexico
- North East Asia - South America
- Australasia - GOFC-GOLD Latin America
- Subsahara Africa - Mesoamerica
- GOFC-GOLD Southern Africa  
  • Side Event Agendas

- Side Events Overview and Schedule (12 -15 Oct. 2015)
- International Fire Aviation Working Group (IFAWG): Fire Aviation Guidelines (12 Oct. 2015)
- GFMC / Council of Europe / UNESCO / OSCE: Fire Management in Protected Areas (with abstracts) (13 Oct. 2015)
- ITTO/GFMC: Putting a Break on Fire (15 Oct. 2015)
- ITTO/GFMC: Putting a Break on Fire – Flyer
  • Immediate Follow-up Activities, Reports and Publications

- Presentation of the Pyeonchang Declaration message to COP 21 by the Chair of the Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee of the Republic of Korea (Paris, 08 December 2015)
- Adoption of the Paris Agreement, 12 December 2015 (FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1) (Note: Relevance to fire management: Item 55 and Article 5) (PDF, 0.6 MB)
- Local Fires, Global Worries. A report from the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference in Korea and its impacts on global fire management (PDF, 5.0 MB)

 

 

 

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