On 3-4 December 2011, legislators from 16 parliaments convened in the National Assembly in Cape Town. The core theme was domestic climate change legislation and the Forum saw the launch of the 2nd GLOBE Climate Legislation Study. The Forum included presentations and discussion of the latest legislative developments and specific sessions on adaptation and forestry (REDD+). At the end of the forum, legislators agreed a unanimous statement to be presented to COP17.
The GLOBE Mexico Forum was held in the Senate of Mexico from the 3rd – 5th December 2010. The Forum jointly hosted with GLOBE Mexico providing a political platform at the midway point of the UNFCCC COP16 and ahead of the arrival of the Ministers to agree a political message to the COP on recognition of national legislation within a future climate agreement. The Forum was attended by a number of international senior legislators, including Congressman Wang Guangtao, Chairman of the National People's Congress of China Committee on Environment Protection and Resources Conservation, and Max Sisulu, Speaker of the South African National Assembly.
The National People's Congress (NPC) of China and GLOBE International jointly hosted a Climate Change Legislators Forum on 6-8 November 2010 in Tianjin, China.
On the 20th of February 2008, GLOBE convened the Fourth GLOBE G8+5 Legislators' Forum in Brasilia, Brazil. The event brought together more than 80 legislators from 22 countries, including G8+5 countries, as well as major forested countries of Africa and Asia, and Bangladesh. Participants included President Lula, 26 Brazilian Senators and Congressmen, delegates from the World Bank and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and representatives from the business community such as Petrobras. The core themes of the Forum were Biofuels and Forestry, as well as the GLOBE post-2012 framework.