Organized in Brussels by the Kingdom of Belgium with the facilitation of Minister of State François-Xavier de Donnea on November 27 and 28, 2018, the 18th Meeting of the Parties to the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) resulted in a set of positions taken in the Brussels Declaration.
Before the declaration was written, one of the seven colleges that make up the CBFP, that of the private sector, met. ATIBT jointly with TFT ensures coordination. The meeting of this college led to the following conclusions regarding the development of economic activities in the Congo Basin, which was one of the themes: « asset or threat to sustainable forest management?”:
The Brussels declaration comes from all the colleges. It has been the subject of many reflections and exchanges, and can be downloaded from the CBFP website.