Upcoming Technical Exchange – Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Dec 13, 2023


We are thrilled to announce that the next Technical Exchange of the GCF Task Force will be held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia – together with co-organizers Pando and Tarija – from April 23-26, 2024. 

In a significant stride toward advancing global climate action, the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCFTF) is delighted to unveil the location for its much-anticipated Technical Exchange Meeting in 2024: Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Hosted by the Government of Santa Cruz, alongside co-organizers Pando and Tarija, this pivotal gathering is poised to be a cornerstone in collective efforts toward forest conservation, climate resilience, and sustainable development. Bolivian provinces, the latest additions to the GCF network, will utilize this opportunity to introduce their impactful work and region to the broader GCF community.

Why Santa Cruz?

Santa Cruz, renowned for its rich biodiversity and steadfast commitment to environmental stewardship, provides an ideal backdrop for this forward-looking meeting. The local government’s dedication to hosting this event underscores the region’s leadership in championing sustainable practices. With Pando and Tarija as co-organizers, the meeting promises diverse perspectives, ensuring a holistic approach to the challenges and opportunities at hand.

Agenda Highlights:
The agenda for the Technical Exchange Meeting is set to be robust and forward-looking. Encompassing a spectrum of topics—from innovative approaches to forest management and climate mitigation to the incorporation of indigenous knowledge into sustainable strategies—the meeting will also explore technologies in the fight against deforestation and the promotion of biodiversity. Stay tuned for updates on the agenda!

Collaboration in Action:
Central to the GCFTF’s ethos is the power of collaboration. The Technical Exchange Meeting will provide a unique opportunity for on-the-ground practitioners, policymakers, and technical experts to come together, fostering a collaborative spirit that transcends borders.
Towards the Annual Meeting in Ucayali, Peru:

While the Technical Exchange Meeting sets the stage for immediate collaboration, it also serves as a steppingstone toward our next annual meeting scheduled for October in Ucayali, Peru. This continuity of engagement ensures that the momentum generated during the Technical Exchange Meeting translates into tangible actions and commitments at the broader annual gathering. The GCFTF is thrilled to announce Santa Cruz as the host city for the Technical Exchange Meeting in 2024. This marks a pivotal moment in the GCFTF’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development and climate resilience. As we convene in Bolivia, we collectively embark on a journey toward a greener, more sustainable world.

More information will be available here.