Finance for High Integrity Forests

Wildlife Conservation Society

Friday, December 8th, 2023
13:00 - 14:00

High Integrity forests are not only a critical piece of climate regulation, they provide a multitude of ecosystem services that support human wellbeing, including biodiversity conservation. This panel will bring together a range of perspectives on a financing mechanism to safeguard the continued protection of these critically underfunded areas.


  • Ashley Camhi, Director, Innovative Finance, WCS
  • Juan Carlos Jintiach, Executive Secretary Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC) and the Technical Advisor to the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)
  • Eduardo Taveira, Amazonas Environmental State Secretary
  • Svetlana V. Klimenko, World Bank
  • Robert Ondhowe, UNDP