Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, IT
Forestry Policy and Resources Division Forestry Department of FAO
Mette Wilkie is the Chief of Forest Policy and Resources within the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). She is a forester and environmentalist by training and has more than 30 years of experience in issues related to the sustainable management of forests and other ecosystems across the globe. She commenced her career in Africa and Asia, where she worked for more than 10 years for the UN, bilateral aid programmes, NGOs and private sector companies. This was followed by 16 years at FAO’s Headquarters in Rome and 4 years with the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya. She returned to FAO earlier this year.
The Science-Stakeholder Dialogue will stimulate exchange of scientific knowledge and the stakeholders’ perspective on climate. The dialogue will be introduced by a Science Keynote by Werner Kurz, reporting back from the scientific sessions followed by a discussion with five panelists from policy, industry and CSOs.