This online course is useful for those – professionals and officers from public organizations working in the forest and land use and climate change sectors – wishing to understand the importance of forest-related data collection, analysis and dissemination in meeting the enhanced transparency framework (ETF) requirements under the Paris Agreement. By the end of the online course, participants will be able to: * Recognize the role and importance of forests in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. * Identify the progressive changes in moving from the current measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) framework to the enhanced transparency framework under the Paris Agreement. * Better understand the foundation and concept of a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS), its main principles and elements. * Learn how open and transparent forest-related data can support countries' activities of reporting under the enhanced transparency framework.